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Agriculture

Kunduz watermelon harvest to cross100,000 tons

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Jun 10, 2020 - 17:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): The provincial agriculture department of northeastern Kunduz predicts over 100,000 tons of watermelon harvest in the province this solar year . Kunduz agriculture director Abdul Hadi Qarlaq said the climate this year more suited...
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‘16,000 storage facilities for agriculture products being built’

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Jun 10, 2020 - 16:59
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Agriculture and livestock is building 16,000 agriculture infrastructural facilities this year at the cost of eight billion afghanis, an official said on Wednesday. Addressing lawmakers in the Wolesi Jirga , Deputy...
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First-ever agriculture laboratory opens in Kandahar

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Jun 09, 2020 - 18:19
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A foreign-based Afghan investor has opened first of its kind agricultural laboratory in southern Kandahar province. Eng. Samay Noori, who received education in agriculture in a foreign country, is the founder of the...
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Parwan sets to produced nearly 24,000 tonnes of apricot

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Jun 04, 2020 - 18:22
KABUK (Pajhwok): An Average apricot yield of central Parwan province may reach 24,000 metric tonnes this year, a statement from the Ministry of Agriculture said on Thursday.
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Farah’s watermelon harvest goes 6pc up

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Jun 01, 2020 - 16:43
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Agriculture , Irrigation and Livestock (MoAIL) on Monday said watermelon’s yield “is expected to reach nearly 690,000 metric tons this season--six percent up over the previous year -- in western Farah province...
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Nangarhar, Kunar produce bumper peach yield

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May 28, 2020 - 18:13
جلال اباد ، اسعد اباد (پژواک، ۸ غبرګولی ۹۹) : د ننګرهار او کونړ ولایتونو ځایي مسوولین وایي چې هلته د شفتالو باغونو په پراخه کچه ښه حاصلات ورکړي او سږ کال بڼوالو ډېر عایدات ترلاسه کړي دي.
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Baghlan farmers say face losses instead of profit each year

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May 26, 2020 - 20:55
PUL-i-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Farmers in northern Baghlan province say they sell their products at a low price due to lack of proper management in the field of agriculture .
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Uruzgan: Work launched on 59 small cold storages

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May 14, 2020 - 16:47
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The governor on Thursday inaugurated construction work on nearly 60 small cold storages for preservation of agricultural products in this capital city of central Uruzgan province. Being constructed by the Ministry of Agriculture...
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Balkh ghee plant restarts production after 3 decades

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May 14, 2020 - 13:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): A government-owned ghee-producing plant has resumed operations after three decades of closure in northern Balkh province.
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2nd Indian wheat shipment to reach Chabahar in 3 days

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May 07, 2020 - 15:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): Loading to the second shipment of 10,000 tonnes of Indian-assisted wheat to Afghanistan began on Thursday at India’s Candola Port, according to a transportation company. The EnkishafMelli Company, responsibility for the transfer of...
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300 agriculture projects being implemented in Logar

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May 06, 2020 - 20:27
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Three hundred agriculture projects worth 100 million Afghanis will be implemented in Pul-i-Alam, the capital of central Logar province and its four districts, an official said on Wednesday. Agriculture Director Abdullah Tasal...
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Study suggests establishing additional recharge basin

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Apr 30, 2020 - 14:50
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ground Water Mounding (GWM) results show a wide spectrum range of recharge rate variations by a maximum of two orders of magnitude for water years 2004 to 2013, according to a research published on Thursday. The bulk of the...
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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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Fish farms see mushroom growth in Kandahar

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Mar 31, 2020 - 15:37
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Fish farms have been growing at a good clip in southern Kandahar province, which produces about 6,800 tonnes of flesh in the solar year 1389. Agriculture official Eng. Mohammadullah Noori told Pajhwok Afghan News fish...
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Berry gardens being planted to boost beekeeping in Nangarhar

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Mar 15, 2020 - 19:02
JALALALBAD (Pajhwok): Canalisation department officials in eastern Nangarhar province say about 7,500 berry saplings will be planted to boost honeybee production.
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President decrees March 11 as ‘National Plantation Day’

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Feb 27, 2020 - 19:58
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani through a presidential decree has declared March 11 as “National Plantation Day and ordered the Ministry of Agriculture to accelerate efforts at distributing tree seedlings in capital and provinces, a...
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Helmand produces bumper corn yield

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Feb 22, 2020 - 16:23
KASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Farmers in southern Helmand province have collected 190,000 tonnes of corn yield which is 16.5 percent higher compared to the last year’s yield, an official said on Saturday. ZalmayAlko, head of the Helmand Agriculture...
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Kandahar’s Dahla dam fills up ahead of time

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Feb 18, 2020 - 20:04
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Dahla dam in southern Kandahar province has filled up ahead of time for the first time in 30 year, thanks to heavy downpours this year, say officials.
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Nangarhar to plant fruit orchards on 3,000 acres

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Feb 10, 2020 - 18:11
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nearly 3,000 acres of land will be planted with fruit orchards in various districts of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday. InamullahMiakhel, the Agriculture Department spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that...
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Helmand plans orchards on 2,000 acres of land

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Feb 06, 2020 - 20:10
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): More than 100,000 fruit orchards are being grown on 2,000 acres of land in southern Helmand province, announced the governor on Thursday. Governor Mohammad Yasin Khan told a gathering here that enough preparations were in place...
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