Kandahar قندهار

Major Agricultural Activities

Kandahar is famous for producing grapes and kishmish (raisins), pomegranates, palms, and apricots. Animal husbandry plays a big role in the province economy and includes the large population of Kuchi nomadic herders.

Potential Development Themes

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

Province Summaries

Province Reports

  • Ministry Report (MRRD)
  • Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile Report (2003-2005) (2.8 MB) (UNFPA)
  • Social Assessment Profile Fact Sheet (2012) (NHLP)
  • World Food Program Link

Province Maps

  • Province Map (2002) (AIMS)
  • Satellite Image Map (2011) (9.0 MB) (iMMAP)
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