Welcome to our new website for Afghanistan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock (MAIL). As it continues to improve you will learn valuable facts about Afghanistan today, where agriculture is the fastest-growing sector in the Afghan economy and already employs 80 percent of our workforce.
Here you can also learn about Afghanistan’s future - fast-moving projects to help our farmers and manage natural resources such as water, soil and forests; strengthening the agricultural economy through profitable new crops like saffron and better ways to grow traditional crops using new dry-land farming techniques; and building cooperatives, Afghan...
Improving the livelihoods of the rural households through stimulating production and productivity of marketable perennial horticulture and livestock; Since July 2009: Restructuring of HLP finalized with increased port-folio in all components including introduction of extension approach along the principles of Farmers Field School (FFS).
The main objective of the On Farm Water Management (OFWM) project is to provide farmers with improved, reliable, and equitable distribution of irrigation water to increase agricultural productivity. The physical improvements of tertiary irrigation facilities are equally important to complement effectiveness of the upstream developments. The same will enhance farm incomes, ensure food security, provide better livelihood to the farmers, and reduce poverty in the rural areas where most of the Afghans live.