Major Agricultural Activities
The most common crops grown in Paktya are wheat , maize, rice, and potato and most people have dairy cows, sheep, goats and chickens. Forestry is another source of income as people sell the wood to other provinces and to Kabul city - especially during winter time.
Potential Development Themes
Irrigation system improvement, bee keeping, investment in forest management, financial services for farmers (credit), animal husbandry, value adding (product processing), and postharvest technology are some potential areas for development.
- Ministry Report (MRRD)
- Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile Report (2003-2005) (3.8 MB) (UNFPA)
- World Food Program Link