Jawzjan جوزجان

Major Agricultural Activities

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

Potential Development Themes

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

Province Summaries

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)

Province Maps

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