With support from the USG’s IDEA-NEW, around 300 hectares of fruit orchards in eastern Afghanistan are expected to produce more than 900 metric tons of marketable fruits including apricot, pomegranate, guava, apple and citruses during the fruit harvest season beginning in late April and continuing until the end of 2010.
Syndicated Opinion Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Trudy Rubin, wrote a column about IDEA-NEW on May 2, 2010. The full article can be found by clicking the box to the right.
Engineer Ghulam Hussain, Head of the Nangarhar Industrial Association, Engineer Qasim from the Nangarhar Chamber of Commerce, and various Afghan officials, international donors, and local traders attended the official opening of the US funded Saboor Alokzay Textile Processing Facility in Behsud district of Nangarhar on April ...
The District Governor of Dih Bala, members of the District Development Assembly, and representatives from various international aid agencies officially opened a U.S. funded irrigation and micro-hydropower project during a ceremony on April 14, 2010 in Dih Bala district of Nangarhar.