Farmers find that roses provide more income than opium poppies do and -- equally as important -- do not fund the Taliban.
Business leaders on both sides of the border are looking forward to the opportunities that the re-opening of the checkpoint will bring.
The Ministry of Agriculture and aid groups are financing the new keshmesh khanas to boost productivity and farmers' earnings.
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.
Women's economic empowerment and independence are growing with the support of a number of government efforts.
Saffron is becoming more profitable for Afghan farmers -- both men and women -- and exporters.
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.
Iran is attempting to destablise Afghanistan's economy and security in order to make Afghanistan dependent on Iran, observers say.
The aim of building these farms and implementing more such projects is to increase domestic fish production and self-sufficiency.
The main challenges the ten Economic Co-operation Organisation (ECO) countries face are extremism, terrorism and drug trafficking, officials say.