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India dispatches 1st shipment of wheat aid to Afghanistan

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Apr 12, 2020 - 21:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): The first consignment of 5,022 MT of wheat out of total gift of 75,000 MT from India to Afghanistan set sail from Kandla Port to Chabahar Port today, the Indian Embassy in Kabul said on Sunday. This humanitarian gesture of Indian...
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Samangan’s wheat yield 60pc up this year

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Aug 31, 2019 - 15:44
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Wheat production in northern Samangan province is estimated at more than 72,000 tons this year -- 60 percent more compared to last year’s harvest. Mohammad Aman Hanafi, Samangan acting agriculture director, told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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Hundreds of drought-hit farmers assisted in Samangan

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Oct 25, 2018 - 19:03
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Hundreds of farmers affected by drought in Hazrat Sultan district of northern Samangan province on Thursday received wheat and rice in aid. Rajal Ali Yousufi, head of the National Disaster Management Authority for Samangan, told...
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Pakistan delivers 280 tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan

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Sep 16, 2018 - 08:33
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Pakistan has handed over the first consignment of 280 tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan at the Torkham border, officials say. In April this year, ex-prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi announced a gift of 40,000 tonnes of wheat to...
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Indian wheat for Afghanistan reaches Chabahar

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Apr 02, 2018 - 16:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): A seventh consignment of wheat for Afghanistan arrived from India at the Chabahar port in Iran on Monday. During the last solar year , 4,200 containers of India's wheat were sent to the landlocked country through the port in Sistan-...
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Another shipment of Indian wheat arrives in Kandahar

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Dec 26, 2017 - 11:18
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Another shipment of 4,200 tonnes of wheat has arrived in southern Kandahar province through Chabahar Port as part of donation from India. Governor Maj. Gen. Zalmai Weesa, accompanied by Indian Consul General Madan Singh Bhandari...
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Indian wheat in Afghanistan via Chabahar port

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Nov 11, 2017 - 15:50
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The first shipment of 15,000 metric tons of wheat from India has arrived in Afghanistan via the Chabahar Port in Iran, formally operationalizing the sea route, an official said on Saturday. Acting Agriculture and Livestock Minister...
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Kunar farmers receive improved quality wheat seed, fertilizer

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Oct 30, 2016 - 18:22
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Improved quality wheat seed and fertilisers were distributed among hundreds of farmers in eastern Kunar province on Sunday.
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Wheat production in Kunduz drops by 20pc this year

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Jun 18, 2016 - 15:55
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): More than 184,000 hectares of land have been cultivated with wheat in northern Kunduz province, but the yield this year may decline by 20 percent, agriculture officials said on Saturday. Director of Agriculture, Irrigation and...
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Growers get wheat seed; work on 4 projects launched

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Nov 11, 2015 - 15:20
FARAH CITY/SAR-I-PUL CITY (Pajhwok): The distribution of improved wheat seed varieties to 3,800 farmers began in western Farah province while work on four uplift schemes was launched in Sar-i-Pul, officials said. Up to 1,000 growers received the aid...
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Natural disasters damage Helmand wheat crop: Farmers

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Mar 30, 2015 - 15:46
LASHKARGAH (PAJHWOK): A number of farmers on Monday complained that natural disasters including attacks by insects affected ready wheat crop in southern Helmand province. Muhammad Hussain, a farmer at Naqilabad area of Nad Ali district, said his...
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1 policeman killed, 4 injured in Helmand suicide attack

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Dec 05, 2013 - 15:20
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 Thursday. Fawad Askari, provincial police spokesperson...
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Protesting students want lecturers reinstated (Video)

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May 29, 2013 - 11:19
KABUL ( PAN ): Nearly 1,000 Kabul University students on Tuesday protested against the removal of the social science department head and a lecturer by the Ministry of Higher Education. The students gathered in front of the Kabul University around...
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Drought affects 90 percent of Baghlan's wheat crops

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Jul 28, 2011 - 16:44
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 Baghlan province, officials said on Wednesday. Because of the...
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Cost of wheat impacts Afghan households

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Jul 16, 2011 - 11:18
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. Afghan households coped with the sudden rise in food prices...
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Bamyan wheat production drops

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Jul 03, 2011 - 16:33
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. The total wheat production of the province was more than 55,000...
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Wheat price up by 40pc in Samangan

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Apr 26, 2011 - 18:34
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. A fortnight back, seven kilograms of wheat accounted for 90...
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