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Building Afghanistan's farming future

A future in trees
  • Standing proud
  • Damaged land
  • Tanks and pumps
  • Nurturing and protecting
  • Bee is for business
  • A future in trees
  • Hopeful romantic?
  • Studying modern methods
  • Raisins to be cheerful

A future in trees

Shijauddin, 18, stands in his family's plot of 4,000 poplar saplings. Now nine months old, the saplings are part of a project to bring local farmers into the timber industry. A plot of this size can raise around US$1,150 per year.

picture credit: © Julie Denesha/Mercy Corps



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