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Kabul – The Food and Agriculture organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Peace Japan...
Kabul – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)  and the Ministry...
Kabul - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in close coordination with...
Thursday 31 January Kabul, Afghanistan. The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) convened the...

The Country Programming Framework (CPF 2017-2021) sets out four specific strategic pillars of technical expertise to guide FAO partnership with and support to the Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GoIRA) – bringing together innovative international best practices and global standards with national and regional acquaintance:

1.       Better governance through improved capacity for policy planning, land reform, decentralization, and management of common natural resources;

2.       Fostering expansion of irrigation and field water management;

3.       Intensive agriculture for surplus commercialization, value chains development, and job creation

4.       Supporting vulnerable farmers for improved food & nutrition security, resilience, and emergency response to natural and man-made disasters and climate change.

Success stories

Home garden in Badakhshan

Ms. Gulnisa, a mother of seven children, lives in Layuba village around 10 km away from the local market in Faizabad, the capital district of Badakhshan, which is a north eastern province of the country. Badakhshan is one of the most food insecure, remote provinces in Afghanistan with scattered villages isolated by high mountains and frequently affected by harsh weather. Badakhshan is also among the provinces that has the highest child malnutrition and mothers mortality rate in the country. Read more