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MAIL to execute 12 agriculture projects in Kabul

AT-KABUL: The Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) on Monday said that it will implement 12 agriculture and livestock projects in Kabul.

“The projects would be implemented in Kabul, and its 14 districts at a total cost of 24 million Afs, funded by ministry development project,” Agriculture Minister Assadullah Zamir said.

He said that the aim of these projects are to provide further facilities for the farmers, as well as improving agriculture and livestock products in Kabul.

“Execution of these projects would provide direct or indirect jobs for over 13,000 people including farmers.”

He added that the schemes included saffron project, livestock clinic in Kalakan, irrigation canals and dams in different districts of Kabul.

“15 saffron probationary farms will be established,” he said, adding that animal disease would also be controlled through implementation of these projects.

He stated that after dam construction, farmers would be able to manage water in a better manner, and also prevent water wastage in their farms.

The ministry would run different agriculture and livestock projects, in order to improve agriculture products across the country, he added.

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