Plantwise on show at Afghan Annual AgFair

by Muhammad Faheem, Country Coordinator (m.faheem@cabi.org) and Zakria Faizi, CABI Associate, Afghanistan (faizizakria@yahoo.com) The annual AgFair exhibition was held from 21st to 23rd March in Badam Bagh, Kabul, Afghanistan, organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL). The participants were from the government, non-governmental, private sector and farmer organizations. In this exhibition the…
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Plantwise Afghanistan and the Knowledge Bank join Global Food Security Conference in the Netherlands

Contributed with Julia Dennis This month, academics, researchers, government agencies, NGOs and corporations convened in the Netherlands to talk about the future of food. The question of how we will feed 9 billion people by 2050 was the major issue on the table, but much of the discussion also called for a careful focus on…
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Plan for the Launch of Plant Clinics in Baghlan Province

Muhammad Faheem, CABI Country coordinator for Plantwise Afghanistan travelled to Baghlan province north of Kabul, which has great agriculture potential. Six plant doctors, belonging to Plantwise partners DAIL, AKF and Baghlan University were recently trained in how to become plant doctors. Introductory meetings Between Plantwise and implementing partners were held to set up the future plan of operation for three plant…
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Pilot Plant Clinic in place at Kabul, Afghanistan

After six days long training of 33 Plant Doctors of Module 1 & 2 at Kabul, Afghanistan, three pilot clinics were set up in the market of Qarabagh district of Kabul Province.
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