Summary of CARD-F’s Activities in Balkh Province

Start & End Date: EDP (June, 2013-Dec, 2017)
Districts: Balkh, Char Bolak, Dehdadi, Khulmi, Mazar e Sharif, Nahri Shahi
Components: Poultry, Dairy, Cotton and Infrastructure

Enterprises Established
Poultry • 10 broiler farms (5K pullets)
• 1 Breeder farms (10K pullets)
• 1 Feed Mill
• 1 Layer Farm (10K pullets)
• 3 Layer Farm (5K pullets)
• 1 Poultry Clinic
• 250 Small Scale Layer (SSL)
• 1 Poultry association
Dairy • 2800 dairy input package
• 5 MCC
• 2 VFU
• 1 Milk Processing Plant – construction completed up to 80%
Cotton • 2 Cotton Processing Plants
• 2500 Cotton Input Packages
• 1 Soil Testing Lab
• 8 Cooperatives
• 1 Cotton Storage and Office for Cooperatives.
Infrastructure • Construction of 6.14 Km of road
Economic Benefits • 3,348 FTEs (2,620 direct jobs, 656 Indirect and 72 Construction Jobs)
• 2,750 safeguarded job
• Net Income Cumulative to date: $ 2,378,460
• PS investment (Direct investment + Land Value): $ 3,400,154
• Import Substitution value cumulative to date : $ 5,874,522


Projects in this Province:

Balkh Mini Poultry-Economic Development Package

Economic Development Package 2B