Seed and Fertilizer Distribution in Laghman Province (FAO)

Seed and Fertilizer Distribution in Laghman Province (FAO)

Donor: Belgium

Budget: $ 946,194.

Duration: April 2010 - June 2011

Location: Alingar, Alishang, Mehterlam and Qarghayee of Laghman

Status: Ongoing

Objective: The project objective is to support and improve the food security of 4 800 vulnerable farming families affected by high food prices and the drought crisis through provision of quality wheat seed and fertilizer.

Agriculture production and household food security

Progress/ Achievements:

The project has procured and distributed 240 tons of certified seed, 240 tons of DAP fertilizer and 480 tons of
Urea fertilizer to 4,800 beneficiaries, selection of IP and beneficiary communities, provision of training to IP,
DAIL extension workers and to beneficiaries. Implementation of community development micro-projects through collected money (reimbursement money) is all ongoing.

Security is the main challenge for this project.