Major Agricultural Activities
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.
- Ministry Report (MRRD)
- Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile Report (2003-2005) (2.6 MB) (UNFPA)
- Social Assessment Profile Fact Sheet (2012) (NHLP)
- Province Map (2002) (AIMS)
- Satellite Image Map (2011) (10.1 MB) (iMMAP)