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79% decline in the harvest of irrigated wheat and an 80% decline in the harvest of rain-fed wheat
November 15, 2011
Drought Response: Cash for Work Programmes
The World Food Programme’s August 2011 Drought Emergency Food Security Assessment for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan found that in 2011, there was a “high percentage [of] wheat losses compared to 2010”. The report stated that Badakshan province had experienced a 79% decline in the harvest of irrigated wheat and an 80% decline in the harvest of rain-fed wheat in comparison to 2010 figures. These statistics are consistent with Concern-Afghanistan’s findings from the field, with farmers from Yawan, Badakshan reporting serious decreases in wheat harvests. Read full report.
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