Faryab فاریاب

Major Agricultural Activities

Faryab is famous for karakul (fat-tailed sheep) skins, cashmere and wool carpets, since the majority of inhabitants are involved in animal husbandry. Important crops include wheat , melon , watermelon, grapes, alfalfa, and sesame.

Potential Development Themes

Potential areas for development include animal husbandry, agricultural productivity, pasture improvement, value adding (product processing), finding markets for carpets and karakul skins, post-harvest technology, and irrigation system improvement.

Province Summaries

Province Reports

  • Ministry Report (MRRD)
  • Province Profile Report (1.6 MB) (NAIS)
  • Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile Report (2003-2005) (2.4 MB) (UNFPA)
  • Social Assessment Profile Fact Sheet (2012) (NHLP)
  • Province Data Link (CFC)

Province Maps

  • Province Map (2002) (AIMS)
  • Satellite Image Map (2011) (1.4 MB) (iMMAP)

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