Testing time for agriculture in Afghanistan

Better techniques give boost to production but weaning farmers away from lucrative poppy crop remains uphill battle.

Agriculture makes up a third of Afghan output and employs more than half of the population, and now better farming techniques are giving a boost to production. But weaning farmers away from poppy – the preferred export item – is still an uphill battle.
 
Al Jazeera’s Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul.

Source : Al Jazeera

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