Economy

2018-01-12

Afghanistan revamps traditional raisin houses

The Ministry of Agriculture and aid groups are financing the new keshmesh khanas to boost productivity and farmers' earnings.

2018-01-12

Afghanistan revamps traditional raisin houses

The Ministry of Agriculture and aid groups are financing the new keshmesh khanas to boost productivity and farmers' earnings.

2018-01-01

Nangarhar sees unprecedented increase in olive production

This solar year's olive harvest is set to reach 1,600 tonnes, according to officials who credit an infusion of support and funding from the Afghan government.

2018-01-01

Nangarhar sees unprecedented increase in olive production

This solar year's olive harvest is set to reach 1,600 tonnes, according to officials who credit an infusion of support and funding from the Afghan government.

2017-12-08

Women entrepreneurs in Afghanistan see increasing opportunities

Women's economic empowerment and independence are growing with the support of a number of government efforts.

2017-12-08

Women entrepreneurs in Afghanistan see increasing opportunities

Women's economic empowerment and independence are growing with the support of a number of government efforts.

2017-11-09

In photos: Afghan saffron sees increase in production, revenue

Saffron is becoming more profitable for Afghan farmers -- both men and women -- and exporters.

2017-11-09

In photos: Afghan saffron sees increase in production, revenue

Saffron is becoming more profitable for Afghan farmers -- both men and women -- and exporters.

2017-09-25

Afghanistan to boost saffron production as demand grows

Afghan saffron is becoming more popular and profitable, proving to be a strong rival for the same crop grown on the other side of the border in Iran.

2017-09-25

Afghanistan to boost saffron production as demand grows

Afghan saffron is becoming more popular and profitable, proving to be a strong rival for the same crop grown on the other side of the border in Iran.

2017-09-12

Iran seeks to undermine Afghan economy by spreading instability

Iran is attempting to destablise Afghanistan's economy and security in order to make Afghanistan dependent on Iran, observers say.

2017-09-12

Iran seeks to undermine Afghan economy by spreading instability

Iran is attempting to destablise Afghanistan's economy and security in order to make Afghanistan dependent on Iran, observers say.

2017-09-04

New fish farms in Nangarhar meant to make Afghanistan more self-sufficient

The aim of building these farms and implementing more such projects is to increase domestic fish production and self-sufficiency.

2017-09-04

New fish farms in Nangarhar meant to make Afghanistan more self-sufficient

The aim of building these farms and implementing more such projects is to increase domestic fish production and self-sufficiency.

2017-03-01

ECO countries vow to defeat militancy, stimulate economic growth

The main challenges the ten Economic Co-operation Organisation (ECO) countries face are extremism, terrorism and drug trafficking, officials say.

2017-03-01

ECO countries vow to defeat militancy, stimulate economic growth

The main challenges the ten Economic Co-operation Organisation (ECO) countries face are extremism, terrorism and drug trafficking, officials say.

2017-01-30

Afghan farmer's income rises with new horticultural practices

A farmer in Chahr Asban village is leading the way by adopting modern horticultural technologies, which are bringing higher crop yields and income.

2017-01-30

Afghan farmer's income rises with new horticultural practices

A farmer in Chahr Asban village is leading the way by adopting modern horticultural technologies, which are bringing higher crop yields and income.

2017-01-18

Uzbekistan electrifies railway towards Afghan border

An electrified railway will reduce the cost of shipping and boost trade, stakeholders say.

2017-01-18

Uzbekistan electrifies railway towards Afghan border

An electrified railway will reduce the cost of shipping and boost trade, stakeholders say.