Afghanistan has been moving towards achieving self-sufficiency in rice production as 66 percent of rice has been produced inside the country, said a statement of Ministry for Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) received here Tuesday.
Afghan farmers hoped to harvest up 24,000 tons of pine nuts in 2019, as the production of the valuable dried fruit increased 10 percent compared with last year, a local on-line news agency Wadsam reported Wednesday.
Developing countries are increasingly using geographic labelling to boost the value of products ranging from carpets to rice, raising rural incomes and protecting farm land, according to agriculture experts and lawyers.
AVA- Four out of five people in Afghanistan rely on agriculture for their food and income, but decades of conflict, drought, poverty and inadequate infrastructure make it difficult for many to provide for themselves. For some, especially those in remote areas or women who head their households, it is often a question ...