USAID, FAO launch 3-year agriculture project in AfghanistanStaff Writer | January 18, 2018
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have launched the Promoting Value Chains–West project.
Farming Improving agricultural value chains
Improving agricultural value chains would provide great potential for economic growth.
The three-year project will support sustainable agribusiness and livestock development by increasing wheat productivity, improving production and profitability of high value crops, enhancing technology utilization in the livestock industry, and building the institutional capacity of provincial and district government agencies.
FAO would implement the project in partnership with the Afghan Provincial Directorates of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock in the Provinces of Badghis, Farah, Herat, and Nimroz. ■