FAO in Afghanistan


Afghanistan - Data in Emergencies Monitoring (DIEM-Monitoring) brief

This brief presents the results of a household survey conducted in Afghanistan by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) through the Data in Emergencies Monitoring (DIEM-Monitoring) System on agricultural livelihoods and food security. Data collection began on 1 August 2021 but was abruptly halted by the events of mid-August 2021. It resumed in September however and was completed in that month. The random sample of 7 155 active crop and livestock producers was representative at the provincial level for 20 of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces.

Agro-ecological Zoning Atlas

Agriculture is crucial for the national economy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Adoption of new strategies for agriculture monitoring, rural land use planning, and management are urgently required to reduce hunger and poverty and to assure sustainable food and feed production for future generations. The availability of reliable information on natural resources and agriculture for its monitoring and analysis is indispensable to the development and implementation of such strategies. This Atlas is the first of two books and provides the collected information and maps of the country based on the agro-climatic Indicators.

Afghanistan Drought Risk Management Strategy (2019-2030)

Given the increasing severity, frequency and impacts of droughts in Afghanistan - also evident in the large scale adverse impacts of the 2018-drought - the Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GoIRA) decided to make a paradigm shift in its approach from the erstwhile management of drought as a disaster to proactively managing the risks of drought. Under the guidance of H.E. Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, former President of Afghanistan; the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was requested by H.E. Eng. Nasir Ahmad Durrani, former Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, to formulate a long-term (2019- 2030) strategy for drought risk management

Afghanistan Future Smart Food (available only in Dari)

ســمارت فــود آینـده (FSF) در انکشـاف و توسـعه زراعـت و متنـوع سـاختن محصـولات زراعتـی رول مهـم ایفـا نمـوده و در رســیدن بــه اهــداف انکشــاف توســعه پایــدار (SDG) کمـک میکنـد. بـه ویـژه هدف دوم انکشـاف پایـدار ملـل متحـد (SDG #2) که عبارت از ریشـه کـن سـاختن گرسـنگی وهمـه اشـکال سـوء تغـذی الـی سـال 2030 میباشـد.

طبــق رهنمــود هــای حــوزوی ســازمان خــوراک و زراعــت ملــل متحــد (FAO) توجــه اولــی بــرای افغانسـتان ایـن بـوده کـه انـواع از تولیـدات زراعتی کــه در حــال حاضــر فرامــوش شــده و اســتفاده آن محــدود شــده اســت (NUS) دریافــت گردنــد.

دفتـر سـازمان خـوراک و زراعـت ملـل متحـد در افغانســتان بعــد از یــک سلســله تحقیقــات ویــژه و ســروی عمومــی بــه ســطح کشــور در همــکاری بـا مؤسسـه تحقیقاتـی ملـی یـک سـروی سـاحوی همــه جانبــه ملــی را جهــت دریافــت غــذا هــای فرامـوش شـده و کـم اسـتفاده بـه اکمال رسـاندند، کـه میتودهـا و طـرز جمـع آوری ارقـام و دریافـت هـای آن بشـکل مفصـل در گـزارش عمومـی ذکـر گردیـده اسـت

15 Years Report in Afghanistan

This report presents highlights of the work FAO has done in Afghanistan over the past 15 years, and features stories and testimonials from satisfied FAO beneficiaries. It is organized to reflect the priorities that the Government of Afghanistan has outlined in it's current agricultural development plan, while also showing how FAO's work crosscuts many sectors of agriculture; it demonstrates that by and large, FAO has brought increased prosperity, sustainability and self-reliance to the farmers, pastoralists and food processors of Afghanistan.

The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Land Cover Atlas

This Atlas provides policy and strategic guidance to the rural sector on food security, which directly contributes to the overall objective of strengthening agricultural information and statistics services in the country.

Empowering women in Afghanistan: reducing gender gaps through Integrated Dairy Schemes

Milk and dairy products are crucial for the daily food security and income generation of Afghan families, and women play an important role in the related activities

25 years of FAO Technical Assistance in Developing the Afghanistan Seed Sector

This publication tells the extraordinary story of the development of the seed industry in Afghanistan during decades of violent conflict, and describes FAO’s central role throughout the process.

Efficiency of wheat seed production and scope for crop diversification in the Afghanistan seed Industry

Assess the efficiency of wheat seed production as the basis of the Afghanistan seed industry.

Analysis of the Seed Market in Afghanistan

Strengthening National Seed Production Capacity in Afghanistan

Seed Industry Privatization - Strengthening National Seed Production Capacity in Afghanistan

Proceedings of a workshop on Seed Industry Privatization, 6-8 December 2004, Kabul, Afghanistan.



Small-scale seed enterprise

Since 1982, FAO has had a continuous history of involvement in the seed sector of Afghanistan, which has resulted in the implementation of several seed projects in close partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture.