Paktya پکتیا

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.

Province Summaries

Province Reports

  • Ministry Report (MRRD)
  • Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile Report (2003-2005) (3.8 MB) (UNFPA)
  • World Food Program Link

Province Maps

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

Ghor

Ghazni

Faryab

Farah

Daikundy

Bamyan

Balkh

Baghlan

Badghis

Badakhshan

Zabul

Wardak

Uruzgan

Takhar

Sar-e-Pul

Samangan

Parwan

Panjshir

Paktya

Paktika

Nuristan

Nimroz

Nangarhar

Logar

Laghman

Kunduz

Kunar

Khost

Kapisa

Kandahar

Kabul

Jawzjan

Herat

Helmand