The cultivation of vegetables in the eastern province of Laghman has been increased over the past few years, an official said last week.
With implementation of On-Farm Water Management Project (OFWMP), a $41 million scheme, agricultural production would increase by 15 percent nationwide, an official said on Saturday.
The agriculture department on Sunday said that 90 percent of saffron produced in western Herat province had been exported to foreign countries during the outgoing year.
A poultry farm and a cold storage are being built in two districts --Behsud and Kama respectively --- in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Thursday.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock said on Saturday it would launch 300 agriculture development projects at a total cost of more than $15 million in Kabul.
After the successful conduct of pilot projects, saffron seeds are being distributed to growers in nearly a dozen districts of southern Helmand province, an official said on Friday.