News from Afghanistan

22-04-2013 10:15 AM
U.S. Soldiers coach Afghan Farmers for superior harvest
Khowst Province, Afghanistan – While some Coalition Force units build up the Afghan National Security Forces others have a different mission within th...
22-10-2012 07:30 AM
Cattle smuggling to Afghanistan goes on despite ban
Following the order of Peshawar High Court regarding stopping cattle smuggling to Afghanistan, the government has controlled the cattle smuggling to A...
08-04-2012 09:45 AM
Poppy farming days are numbered in Helmand
A patrol leader with the Afghan Uniformed Police here said his message against growing poppy is reaching farmers. In return, farmers are sealing their...
01-03-2012 08:01 AM
Harsh winter gives hope to Afghan farmers
Afghanistan’s harshest winter in two decades has killed dozens of people, but heavy snow has brought prospects of an end to drought and bumper c...
24-01-2012 07:31 AM
Efforts to stamp out opium are failing
For a symbol of how America’s decade-long war is going in faraway Afghanistan, look at the beautiful fields of red poppies flowering so bountifu...
15-12-2011 08:42 AM
Afghan agricultural extension key to stability
The University of California, Davis, has received $14 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to lead a consortium of universities that will h...
10-11-2011 10:00 AM
Kansas farmer finds niche in rural Afghanistan
Looking to the symbol of the National Guard, we see a Revolutionary War soldier, musket in hand, standing beside a farm plow.
13-01-2011 09:03 AM
Switch opium for pomegranates
A Swindon entrepreneur is waiting to hear whether his plan to replace Afghanistan’s opium crop with pomegranate trees will be backed by Presiden...
08-12-2010 08:52 AM
Afghanistan seeks Indian technology for its own green revolution
Hoping to bring about a green revolution in their country after the years of turmoil and war, Afghanistan farmers and agri-experts are looking forward...
28-11-2010 18:06 PM
More than 8,000 farmers receive seed in Wardak
More than 8,000 farmers in Wardak province in eastern Afghanistan have received wheat seeds from Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock.