Afghanistan: ICARDA in the news

February 15, 2011 at 6:43 am | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Kabul Times

The Kabul Times has published a story about the IFAD-funded, ICARDA-led dairy project in Afghanistan. The project, targeted primarily at poor rural women, is helping to disseminate low-cost technologies to improve the health and productivity of dairy goats, and empower women to form producer cooperatives. The first phase covered villages in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Following excellent results, a second phase was launched in 2010, targeting Baghlan and Nangarhar provinces in Afghanistan.

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