Major Agricultural Activities
Badakhshan is famous for producing rugs, carpets, grapes, and nuts (particularly almonds). Herders raise sheep and goats in several districts. Badakhshan has massive untapped mineral reserves.
Potential Development Themes
Potential areas for development include value-adding (product processing), pasture improvement, post-harvest technology, and irrigation system improvement.
- Ministry Report (MRRD)
- Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile Report (2003-2005) (3.7 MB) (UNFPA)
- Social Assessment Profile Fact Sheet (2012) (NHLP)
- Data Link (CFC)
- Province Map (2002) (1.3 MB) (AIMS)
Available District Maps
- Darayim District Map (2011) (2.2 MB) (iMMAP)
- Yamgan Girwan District Map (2011) (2.3 MB) (iMMAP)