FAO in Afghanistan

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25 April 2022
The prospect of a plentiful wheat harvest brings hope and respite to Afghan farmers in trying times Sanam, Abdul Manan and Farhad are three farmers from Nangarhar province in the east of Afghanistan. Like most Afghans, their livelihood depends solely on agriculture and livestock. Their families belong to the half of...
18 April 2022
The establishment of woodlots and tree plantations improve sustainable land management in central Afghanistan Rangeland degradation is an issue of growing global concern, including for Afghanistan. Bamyan province, in central Afghanistan, has become one of the country’s epicentres for rangeland degradation due to high levels of grazing and the increasing encroachment...
06 April 2022
FAO supports beekeeping farming in Afghanistan’s Herat province to enhance rural livelihoods thanks to Japan’s funding Farmers at the Kushk district (also referred to as Rabat-e-Sangi), north of Herat province in western Afghanistan, generally depend on rainfed farming and livestock farming. Beekeeping farming is not widely practiced in the district. This...
04 April 2022
A rehabilitated 50-meter protection wall in Uruzgan’s capital will prevent water waste and improve irrigation in the area The recent drought in Afghanistan affected agricultural production and aggravated water scarcity in several provinces. Among them, Uruzgan province, in southern Afghanistan, has been notably affected by the drought and the subsequent...
03 April 2022
Funding will help FAO provide seeds and rehabilitate 50 community water infrastructures 3 April 2022, Kabul – New Zealand is funding with USD 2 million a new project of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to provide humanitarian assistance in the form of agricultural inputs and cash...