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Herat is famous for producing grapes, pistachios, cashmere, wool, and recently, saffron. Saffron is being cultivated all over of the province as a high value crop. 

Potential Development Themes

Potential areas for development include animal husbandry, agricultural productivity, seed quality programs (specially for saffron bulbs), pasture improvement, improving infrastructures, value adding (product processing), post-harvest technology, and irrigation system improvement.

Province Summaries

Province Reports

  • Ministry Report (MRRD)
  • Province Profile Report (2 MB) (NAIS)
  • Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile Report (2003-2005) (2.4 MB) (UNFPA)
  • Social Assessment Profile Fact Sheet (2012) (NHLP)

Province Maps

  • Province Map (2002) (AIMS)
  • Satellite Image Map (2011) (9.1 MB) (iMMAP)

District Maps (iMMAP)

Adraskan District (1.9 MB)
Chishti Sharif District (1.1 MB)
Farsi District (1.1 MB)
Ghoryan District (1.23 MB)
Guzara District
Herat District
Injil District (2.4 MB)

Karukh District (1.0 MB)
Koshan District
Obe District (1.1 MB)
Pashtun Zarghun District (1.1 MB)
Shindad District (1.1 MB)
Zanda Jan District

Note: Some district maps may not be available.