GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Wheat crop on eight acres of land was gutted to ashes as a result of a clash between militants and security forces in the Deh Yak district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Thursday.
LASHKARGAH (PAN): One policeman has been killed and four others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a police check post in Marjah district of the southern Helmand province, an official said Thur
JALALABAD (PAN): Wheat yields increased by 20 percent each in eastern Nangarhar and Laghman provinces, compared to last year, agricultural officials said on Wednesday.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): The recent drought has affected more than 90 percent of rain-fed wheat crops, killed over a hundred farm animals, and threatened 15 thousand families in northern Ba
WASHINGTON (PAN): The significant increase in food prices, especially that of wheat in 2007-08, has had a tremendous impact on food security in Afghan household, a recent US report said.
BAMYAN CITY (PAN): Wheat production in the central Bamyan province decreased by more than 14,500 tonnes due to drought and lack of rainfall, officials and farmers said on Sunday.
AIBAK (PAN): The price of wheat increased by 40 percent over the last two weeks due to inadequate rains and high demand in northern Samangan province, residents complained on Tuesday.
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Wheat cultivation in rain-fed areas of northern Jawzjan province is expected to fall by 60 percent due to a lack of rains and snowfall this year, officials and farmer
ASAD ABAD (PAN): The distribution of World Food Programme-donated wheat to needy families started in eastern Kunar province, officials said on Saturday.
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