Samangan سمگان

Major Agricultural Activities

Important crops include wheat , melons, pistachio, almonds, potatoes, garlic'>onions, and caraway. Karakul sheep and goats are the dominant household livestock. There is a tradition of meat, dairy, and wool production. Rugs are the main handicraft.

Potential Development Themes

Potential areas for development include animal husbandry and breeding, perennial crop production, seed quality programs, improving infrastructures (transportation), value adding (product processing), post-harvest technology, and irrigation system improvement.

Province Summaries

Province Reports

  • Ministry Report (MRRD)
  • Province Profile Report (1.9 MB) (NAIS)
  • Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile Report (2003-2005) (1.8 MB) (UNFPA)
  • Social Assessment Profile Fact Sheet (2012) (NHLP)
  • Province Data 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