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Jawzjan جوزجان

Major Agricultural ActivitiesJawzjan Map

Jawzjan is famous for karakul (fat-tailed sheep) skins and good wool rugs. Important crops include wheat, melon, watermelon, grapes, apricot, cotton, alfalfa, sesame, tomato, and spinach.

Potential Development Themes

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

Province Summaries

Province Maps

  • Province Map (2002) (AIMS)Jawzjan Melon
  • Satellite Image Map (2011) (9.4 MB) (iMMAP)

Province Reports

  • Ministry Report (MRRD)
  • Province Profile Report (1.4 MB) (NAIS)
  • Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile Report (2003-2005) (1.9 MB) (UNFPA)
  • Social Assessment Profile Fact Sheet (2012) (NHLP)
  • Province Data Link (CFC)