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Planting for profit in Afghanistan

Better seed, brighter future
  • 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

Better seed, brighter future

Technicians at the national seed laboratory in Kabul test for seed quality.The laboratory was looted during the anarchy that devastated Kabul following the departure of the Taliban regime. Now, with international funding, it has been rebuilt and is performing a crucial role in certifying quality seed for Afghan farmers.

picture credit: ©FAO/Giulio Napolitano



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