OMEN ABAD VILLAGE, Behssod District, Nangarhar Province - Fragile saplings which represent the future for farmer Hashim Sherzad are tucked between rows of pea plants ripe for the picking.
Wheat has been cultivated on 100,000 hectares of land this year in southern Helmand province, agriculture department officials said on Sunday.
The governor has inaugurated a spring tree-plantation drive in southern Helmand province. The campaign also involves developing thousands of nurseries, his office said on Saturday.
Trader representatives on Wednesday said fresh and dried fruits worth $59 million were exported from southern Kandahar province this solar year, indicating a 30 percent surge.
Eight large cold storage facilities for fresh fruits are being constructed in six provinces and would be ready for use over the next 23 months, an official said on Sunday.
The Agriculture Ministry on Sunday announced 400 development projects concerning agriculture, irrigation, food security and creating jobs in central Kabul province.