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Planting for profit in Afghanistan

Taking stock
  • 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

Taking stock

Abdul Karim, a statistician with the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livelihoods, checks food prices with a local trader in Herat. The information is used to calculate grain reserves, predict emergencies and is also broadcast on radio stations to help farmers find the best prices.

picture credit: ©FAO/Giulio Napolitano



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