Seed and Fertilizer, Vegetable and Metallic Silo Distribution in Nangarhar, Balkh, Kunduz and Takhar Provinces

Seed and Fertilizer, Vegetable and Metallic Silo Distribution in Nangarhar, Balkh, Kunduz and Takhar Provinces

Donor: Japan

Budget: $ 11.100,000.

Duration: June 2010-June 2011

Location: Kama, Khiwa, Dara-i-Noor, Surkhrod, Khogiani, Behsud and Goshta in Nangarhar, Daulatabad,
Dehdadi, Kaldar, Balkh and Nahrishahi of Balkh, center, Qalaizal, Aliabad, Khanabad and Imam Sahib in
Kunduz, Taluqan, Warsaj, Khojaeghar, Baharak and Bangi in Takhar and Dand and Daman in Kandahar.

Status: Ongoing

Objective: To improve the food security of 39,000 vulnerable farming families through provision of certified
wheat seed (autumn 2010), vegetable seed, fertilizer and metallic silo.

Components
Agriculture production productivity and household food security

Progress/ Achievements
The project has procurement and distributed 1,990 tons certified seed, 1,990 tones DAP fertilizer and 3,980
tons Urea fertilizer to 39,800 beneficiaries, selection of IPs, village and beneficiary, provision of training to IP
and DAIL extension workers and to beneficiaries, implementation of community development micro-projects
through collected money (reimbursement money) is ongoing.

Challenges
Security is the main challenge for this project.