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Mar 18

CARD-F Organizes Event to Bolster Market for Milli Feed Mill Products

The event was attended by around 50 farmers and key members of different poultry associations; that was mainly aimed to create a long-term business relationship between the Feed Mill and the key market players and potential customers in the poultry sector and make use of the local and regional markets through increased knowledge and networks.
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Mar 18

Inauguration and Opening of a 10K Broiler Breeder Farm

The farm has the capacity of 10,000 breeder chickens, and can annually supply more than one million (1,092,548) fertile eggs to other hatchery farms. The farm has been established on a shared-cost of more than AFN 35 million financial and technical assistance of CARD-F program and the private investment of Tolo-e-Afghan company in Jalalabad city of Nangarhar province.
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10

Mar 18

Large Scale Poultry Feed Mill Starts Production in Kabul

The largest ever poultry feed mill, “Milli” has been established in Paghman district of Kabul province and started producing poultry feed from 25th December 2017 onwards. The feed mill has been made from the financial and technical assistance of the CARD-F and private sector, with a shared cost of more than 76 million Afghanis and it can produce and deliver up to 10 metric tons of different feeds per day to the farmers for the breeder, broiler, layer farms, and cattle.
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Feb 18

Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) Fifteenth Meeting

The 15th Meeting of CARD-F’s Inter-Ministerial Committee held on Sunday, February 11, 2018. The meeting chaired by H.E. Nasir Ahmad Durrani Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, with the presence of H.E. Mujiburrahman Karimi the Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, Mr. Abdul Khaliq Mahjoob Alternative Livelihood Projects Director, Mr. Naveed Ahmad Niaz National Budget Planning and Reform Director and Mss. Natalie Faye Hicks Head of Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA). The meeting was also attended by a number of advisers and staff from MAIL, MoF, MRRD and CARD-F management.
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Feb 18

Domestic Poultry Products Production Increases in Kandahar and Herat Provinces

The Midline 1 report which was prepared in the month of March 2017 and was finalized in the month of October 2017 reviewed the effectiveness of the second phase of CARD-F program. The purpose of the report was to provide its findings on the impact of the implementation of CARD-F’s second phase on agricultural sector, which was prepared by an independent evaluation company.
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19

Feb 18

First of its kind, Broiler Breeder Farm is Operational through CARD-F Support

For the first time in northern Takhar Province of Afghanistan, a broiler breeder farm having 10,000 breeder birds/batch capacity is established with the financial and technical support of CARD-F program. This farm represents a huge investment, which is unprecedented in the history of the region and has never taken place in the northeastern provinces (Baghlan, Kunduz, Takhar and Badakhshan) of Afghanistan. Initial investment for establishing this farm on 10 Jeribs (0.2 hectares) of land has been about AFN 21.84 million where AFN 13.1 million of the amount has been granted by CARD-F program and AFN 8.73 million has been invested by a local private sector company, Novin Tejarat Company.
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Jan 18

CARD-F’s Grants Attract Two-Fold Private Sector Investment

The CARD-F program uses modern agricultural technology to increase the level of production of agricultural products, fertility of the agricultural land and profit of farmers. In the year 2017 it invested more than AFN 313 million in the agricultural sector of Afghanistan.
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