The Afghan Ministry of Agriculture and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Saturday signed an agreement to further support Afghan farmers and the agribusiness community.
Wheat production in northwestern Badghis province has increased by 61 percent, compared with last year’s yields, an official said on Tuesday.
More than 1.5 million kilograms of honey has been produced during the past six months in nine provinces, the highest production ever, the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) said on Saturday.
The International Taste & Quality Institute in the Belgian capital of Brussels has once again named Afghanistan's saffron the best in the world, after sampling some 300 samples.
President Ashraf Ghani has directed the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock to focus on important issues and incorporate demands of common people in its first-100 day plan.
Irrigation and orchard projects in northern Afghanistan enable to improve their agricultural products and earn better income.