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Afghan grain harvest up under 'occupation'


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It says it mostly in the thread header. Afghan grain harvest this year expected to be 4.6 million tonnes, resulting in a shortfall of half what it was under the Taliban. Afghans have been given new and more reliable seed strains, plus they now have access to foreign markets and *gasp* machinery. Other crops also on the rise as export material.

 

I find this tremendously heartening, as Afghanistan was once regarded as a fruitful country. Indeed it used to grow the best wines in the world, even if now the grapes are only used for raisins.

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:rolleyes: Probably for similar reasons!

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Not the best country for farming though, 90% of the country is a rocky desert.

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True, but it's amazing what they do with irrigation. Even if most of it was blown up or filled in during the Soviet occupation.

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