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Takhar تخار

Major Agricultural ActivitiesTakhar Map

Takhar is famous for producing rugs, carpets, grapes, rice, and almonds. Other important crops include wheat, maize, cotton, sesame, melons, watermelons, walnuts, potato, and alfalfa. Most common livestock is cattle. Meat and milk production is very important.

Potential Development Themes

Potential areas for development include marketing and trade, value adding (product processing), financial credit for farmers, herd and pasture improvement, post-harvest technology, and irrigation system improvement.

Province Summaries

Province Map

  • Province Map (2002) (AIMS)Northeast Afghan Cotton

Province Reports

  • Ministry  Report (MRRD)
  • Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile Report (2003-2005) (3.3 MB) (UNFPA)
  • Social Assessment Profile Fact Sheet (20120 ) (NHLP)
  • Province Data Link (CFC)