Aqrab 1: October 22,2020
A project of the Ministry of Agriculture continues to support private sector investments in creating Greenhouses for Vegetable production in Balkh province.
In the most recent case, the construction of a large commercial Greenhouses for non-seasonal Vegetables was completed and put into operation by the Ministry of Agriculture with a 30% private sector investment and a 70% financing.
The Greenhouses were built by the Ministry of Agriculture through the SNaPP-2 Second National Priority Support Program.
The area of this Greenhouses is 270 square Meters and it produces Vegetables in that season, it is not in season and has decreased in the Market.
The cost of building this Greenhouses is 523,474 Afghanis. This lucrative Greenhouses was built with the financial and technical cooperation of the Second National Priority Support Program and the private investment of an agricultural entrepreneur in Naward Ufa Malek village in Balkh district.
According to the business plan, the cultivation plan of this Greenhouses has been prepared according to the needs of the Market and it has the capacity to produce non-seasonal Vegetables three times a year.
The purpose of creating this Greenhouses is to attract private sector investment in the Agricultural sector, transfer new Agricultural methods and technology, create jobs and raise the income level of Rural Farmers.
This Greenhouses is one of the hundreds of Greenhouses that the Ministry of Agriculture builds for investors jointly and with its large share.