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Helmand هلمند

Major Agricultural ActivitiesHelmand map

Helmand is famous for producing fruit and vegetables such as melons and cauliflower. Animal husbandry plays a big role in the economy and includes large nomadic populations.

 Potential Development Themes

Potential areas for development include animal husbandry, pasture improvement, value adding (product processing), post-harvest technology, and irrigation system improvement.

 Province Summaries

Province Maps

Helmand Goat

  • Province Map (2002) (AIMS)
  • Satellite Image Map (2011) (10.1 MB) (iMMAP)

Province Reports

  • Ministry Report (MRRD)
  • Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile Report (2003-2005) (2.6 MB) (UNFPA)
  • Social Assessment Profile Fact Sheet (2012) (NHLP)