Major Agricultural Activities
Faryab is famous for karakul (fat-tailed sheep) skins, cashmere and wool carpets, since the majority of inhabitants are involved in animal husbandry. Important crops include wheat , melon , watermelon, grapes, alfalfa, and sesame.
Potential Development Themes
Potential areas for development include animal husbandry, agricultural productivity, pasture improvement, value adding (product processing), finding markets for carpets and karakul skins, post-harvest technology, and irrigation system improvement.
- Ministry Report (MRRD)
- Province Profile Report (1.6 MB) (NAIS)
- Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile Report (2003-2005) (2.4 MB) (UNFPA)
- Social Assessment Profile Fact Sheet (2012) (NHLP)
- Province Data Link (CFC)