Afghanistan

Survey of the
Horticulture Sector
2003

 

Table of Contents

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2004


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Contents

Acknowledgements

Foreword

INTRODUCTION

BACKGROUND

MAIN FINDINGS AND CONCLUSIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS

NATIONAL SURVEY OF RESEARCH STATIONS AND FRUIT NURSERIES

Research stations
Nucleus fruit nurseries
Private fruit nurseries

NATIONAL SURVEY AT THE VILLAGE LEVEL

General village and rural family information
Occurrence of natural disasters and manmade calamities
Irrigation systems
Farm power
Land use in horticulture and crop management
Cultivation of vegetables
Fruit crop production
Status of production of the main grown fruit species
Orchard management practices
Marketing horticultural crops
Handling, packaging and marketing practices

ANNEX 1
SURVEY METHODOLOGY

Phase I
Phase II
Phase III
Data collection tools

ANNEX 2
SURVEY QUERIES


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