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Planting for profit in Afghanistan

Stacks of sacks
  • A new dawn
  • Ears to a good harvest
  • Bundles of joy
  • Stacks of sacks
  • The need for seed
  • Taking stock
  • Sending the super seed
  • Better seed, brighter future

Stacks of sacks

A worker at a Hambastagi Private Seed Company near Herat, Afghanistan stacks bags of wheat seed. The enterprise is one of seven pilot companies in the country created to encourage the participation of the private sector in quality seed production and sales.

picture credit: ©FAO/Giulio Napolitano



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