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Afghan to build 1,000 greenhouses

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock says it plans to construct 1,000 greenhouses in different provinces of the conflict-battered country. Greenhouse farming: A worker at a cashew nursery According to the ministry’s spokesman, Akbar Rustami, work for construction of the greenhouses had reached 71 per cent completion and it will be completed by the year end. In talks with ...

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Dozens feared dead in eastern Afghanistan village after heavy flooding

Afghanistan

Dozens are feared dead after a flash flood hit a village in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nuristan, officials said on Thursday, July 29, 2021. Flooding in Afghanistan According to the provincial council chief of the province, Saaedullah Nuristani, the flood destroyed at least 80 houses, and so far, the bodies of at least 35 people were recovered. Nuristani said that ...

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Afghanistan to face growing emission of greenhouse gases

Ashraf Ghani

Afghanistan’s National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA) has warned that the Asian country will face growing emission of greenhouse gases in the next few years if measures are bot taken. Dr Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO/Wakil Kohsar Afghanistan emitted up to 140 per cent more greenhouse gases from 1990 to 2017 and the emission was feared to ...

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Air pollution killed nearly 5,000 people in Afghanistan in 2020

Air pollution in Afghanistan

Nearly 5,000 people died in Afghanistan due to air pollution in 2020, the health ministry told dpa. Common causes of pollution in Afghanistan are low-quality fuel and dilapidated vehicles. Photo credit: AN They died due to respiratory and heart diseases which are considered to be caused by air pollution, Ministry spokeswoman Masouma Jafari said on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. In ...

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Afghanistan emerges 43rd Party to Minamata Convention

Ashraf Ghani

The Government of Afghanistan on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 deposited its instrument of accession, thereby becoming the 43rd future Party to the Minamata Convention on Mercury. This comes after Burkina Faso and Canada ratified the global treaty on April 10 and April 7, 2017 respectively. Canada’s ratification was preceded by those of Ghana, Honduras, Liechtenstein and Togo, among others. The Minamata ...

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Afghanistan launches pilot ‘Clean and Green Cities’ scheme in Kabul

Launch-of-CGC

Mayor of Kabul, Abdullah Habibzai, has launched the ground activities for citywide cleaning, greening and beautification services in Nahias 1 and 2. These activities are part of the Clean and Green Cities Programme which will implement area-based upgrading and citywide services in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. The programme is a labour intensive services delivery aimed at stimulating and creating ...

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