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Women entrepreneurs in Afghanistan see increasing opportunities

Women entrepreneurs in Afghanistan see increasing opportunities

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

In photos: Afghan saffron sees increase in production, revenue

In photos: Afghan saffron sees increase in production, revenue

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

Afghanistan to boost saffron production as demand grows

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.

Iran seeks to undermine Afghan economy by spreading instability

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.

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

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.

ECO countries vow to defeat militancy, stimulate economic growth

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.

Afghan farmer's income rises with new horticultural practices

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.

Uzbekistan electrifies railway towards Afghan border

Uzbekistan electrifies railway towards Afghan border

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

Uzbek-Afghan joint projects to create jobs, fight militancy

Uzbek-Afghan joint projects to create jobs, fight militancy

New jobs and improved social conditions will help fight extremism in Afghanistan and increase security on the Uzbek-Afghan border, observers say.

Central Afghan village welcomes sustainable development

Central Afghan village welcomes sustainable development

Residents of a Daikundi Province village are enjoying clean water, paved roads and gender equality thanks to a development programme implemented by the Afghan government.

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