Agriculture in Afghanistan
Books on Afghanistan
Afghanistan. United States Department of Agriculture USDA Blog. Blog posts tagged with "Afghanistan".
Agriculture in Afghanistan. United States Department of Agriculture resource page for Afghanistan. Links, fact sheet, job opportunities with USDA in Afghanistan, agricultural news and videos, and an agricultural overview.
Agricultural Development for Afghanistan Pre-deployment Training (ADAPT). A USDA training program to prepare military and governmental agricultural advisors for their assignment in Afghanistan.
Army National Guard Agriculture Development Teams. The National
Guard's Agribusiness Development Teams are promoting sustainable farming
practices in Afghanistan and are an innovative way for Guardmembers to use
civilian-acquired skills in the region and Afghanistan to promote food
security and help in the COIN fight.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Webpage provides a lot of information about the Afghan agriculture sector to include pasture/forage resource profiles, food safety, animal and plant health, technologies and practices for small agricultural producers, agricultural maps, seed distribution, national livestock census, weather conditions, pest control, and land degradation.
Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock (MAIL). Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
Afghanistan. World Food Program.
USDA at Work for Agriculture in Afghanistan. Foreign Agricultural Service, United States Department of Agriculture, November 2010. Accessed here February 2012.
Adam Pain, Sayed Mohammed Shah, Policymaking in Agriculture and Rural Development in Afghanistan, Afghanistan Research and Evalution Unit (AREU), October 2009. Accessed here Feb 2012.
Afghanistan Food Security Outlook, USAID Famine Early Warning Systems Network, June 2009. Accessed here February 2012.
Loren Flaming and Alan Roe, Opportunities for Pro-Poor Agricultural Growth, Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU), June 2009. Accessed here Feb 2012.
Seed Industry Privatization - Strengthing National Seed Production Capacity in Afghanistan, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Kabul, 2005. Accessed here February 12, 2012.
Ian Christoplos, Out of Step? Agricultural Policy and Afghan Livelihoods, Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU), May 2004. Accessed here February 2012.
Rebuilding Afghanistan's Agriculture Sector, Asian Development Bank, April 2003. Accessed here February 2012.
Singh, Krishna M. and Kumar, Ajay, Strategies for High Value Agriculture Based Livelihood: Application of Participatory Rural Appraisal Approach in Afghanistan (July 30, 2012). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2119766
Agricultural Maps. Maps of all 34 Afghan provinces. Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
Maps of Afghanistan. By "The Soil Maps of Asia". European Digital Archive of Soil Maps - EuDASM. Maps depicting soil, topography, agriculture, geology, land use, land classification, hydrology, and soil profiles.
Afghanistan Agricultural Maps. UN Food and Agriculture Organization.
News Releases. Foreign Agricultural Service of USDA press releases.
May 13, 2013. "Wisconsin National Guard agribusiness team returns from Afghanistan". DVIDS. 97th Agribusiness Development Team returns from deployment.
February 9, 2013. "SC Guard unit wrapping up Afghan agriculture help". ABC News 4.
November 2, 2012. "Troops enjoy MSU beef donated by Beef Council". ERS CattleNetwork. Mississippi National Guard troops training Afghans.
October 24, 2012. "5th Agriculture Team Departs for Afghanistan". The State Journal - Kentucky National Guard. ADT 5 to deploy.
September 18, 2012. "Nebraska native mentors Afghan farmers". DVIDS.
September 12, 2012. "Missouri National Guard soldiers arrive home". The Missouri Agribusiness Development Team IV returns from an Afghanistan deployment. midmissouri.com.
August 7, 2012. "The Military and Ag Development in Afghanistan". The Progressive Farmer.
July 31, 2012. "Kentucky ADT 4's veterinarian training programs score big with Afghan locals". DVIDS.
March 28, 2012. "Agricultural development team trains for deployment". DVIDS.
March 27, 2012. "Planting Peppers Not Poppies in Afghanistan". Epicurious.com.
March 2012. "Dairy goat project improves women's welfare in Afghanistan". International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA).
March 18, 2012. "SC Army National Guard agribusiness development team heads to Afghanistan for 1 year". The Republic.
March 12, 2012. "Missouri Agribusiness Development Team Departs for Afghanistan". National Guard.
March 8, 2012. "Agribusiness Development Team leaves for Afghanistan March 9". digitalBURG.com. Missouri National Guard ADT to deploy to Nangarhar Province.
March 7, 2012. "US military agriculture team succeeds despite Taliban". Western Farm Press.
March 6, 2012. "National Guard to train Afghans on ag". Green Bay Press Gazette. News on the 82nd Agribusiness Development Team.
March 2, 2012. "Afghan partners take lead role in Zabul province veterinary seminar". DVIDS. Afghan DAIL representatives organize veterinary seminar and animal innoculation program.
February 18, 2012. "Guard unit to train Afghans about agriculture". Wisconsin Army National Guard to deploy the 82nd Agribusiness Development Team. Army Times.
February 15, 2012. "Soldiers Study at Conner Prairie for Afghanistan Assignment". Indiana ARNG learns blacksmithing skills. TV6ABC Indiana News.
February 10, 2012. "$20M aid plan for Afghanistan's poorest people". The Sydney Morning Herald.
February 9, 2012. "Wisconsin Guard unit returns from sneak peek at Afghanistan deployment". Agri-View.
February 8, 2012. "US soldiers train for agricultural mission in Afghanistan". Fox News.
February 8, 2012. "Afghanistan: Kansas National Guard ADT gives Arbor Day gifts to locals". National Guard News.
December 20, 2011. "USDA Course Improves Training for Agricultural Development in Afghanistan". USDA Blog.
January 2010. "Fact Sheet: USDA at Work for Agriculture in Afghanistan". USDA.
May 26, 2009. "Nourishing Afghanistan's Agricultural Sector". Council on Foreign Relations Backgrounder.
May 7, 2009. $27.5 Million for Pakistan and Afghanistan Through Food for Progress Program. USDA News Release.
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