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6 edition of Reconstructing Agriculture in Afghanistan found in the catalog.

Reconstructing Agriculture in Afghanistan

by Jacqueline Sutton

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Published by Practical Action .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & related industries,
  • Development economics,
  • Development studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Afghanistan,
  • Developing Countries,
  • Social Science / Third World Development,
  • Food Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11962659M
    ISBN 101853396346
    ISBN 109781853396342

    Reconstructing Afghanistanreflects the staff’s work in Afghanistan beginning in early , with the establishment of the interim ad- ministration headed by President Hamid Karzai, through the first quarter of . A Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) was a unit introduced by the United States government, consisting of military officers, diplomats, and reconstruction subject matter experts, working to support reconstruction efforts in unstable were first established in Afghanistan in early , and were used in Iraq as well. While the concepts are similar, PRTs in Afghanistan and Iraq had.

    Agriculture is the largest sector and the basis of Afghanistan’s economy. Agriculture should be strongly supported, especially when it comes to the eradication of opium poppy cultivation. The opiate economy accounts for 20% to 32% of the country’s GDP (US$ billion) [2] and 24 provinces out of 34 grow opium poppy but 69% of. Funding for agriculture reconstruction in Afghanistan is also dominated by a similar CERP, meaning that, in both cases, it is the military that ultimately decides which projects get done. The USAID and other so-called civilian programmes in Iraq work with Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs) -- modelled on the PRTs that were first set up in.

      Fifteen years ago, Afghanistan’s infrastructure lay in ashes. By the end of the Taliban regime in , 90 percent of the country’s roads had been severely damaged, 1 only six percent of. Army Agriculture Development Teams .provide actual expertise in the form of professional soldier-experts who work as a twelve-man egalitarian military team. The mission statement of ADTs is simple: to provide basic agricultural education and services in order to support the legitimacy and effectiveness of the Afghan government.


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Reconstructing Agriculture in Afghanistan by Jacqueline Sutton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Through a critical analysis of key aspects of the rural economy and drivers of change, including the opium poppy economy, this book critically explores assumptions made about Afghanistan as a crisis state and post-conflict environment, and its reconstruction agendas and practice, and considers the limitations of the response of the international community.5/5(1).

Through a critical analysis of key aspects of the rural economy and drivers of change, including the opium poppy economy, this book critically explores assumptions made about Afghanistan as a crisis state and post-conflict environment, and its reconstruction agendas and practice, and considers the limitations of the response of the international community.

Bringing together papers by key practitioners and food security analysts, this book Brand: Jacky Sutton; Adam Pain.

Reconstructing agriculture in Afghanistan. [Adam Pain; Jacky Sutton; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.;] -- This book will be of interest to readers concerned with the future of Afghanistan and also those with a broader interest in post-conflict rehabilitation in fragile states, providing an important.

Reconstructing agriculture in Afghanistan by Jacqueline Sutton Published by Practical Action Publishing, FAO in Bourton on Dunsmore, Rugby, Warwickshire, : Reconstructing Agriculture in Afghanistan by Jacky Sutton,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Reconstructing agriculture in Afghanistan. This book reviews the current understanding of agriculture and food security issues in Afghanistan and provides a synthesis of the evidence available.

The wider lessons on the nature and practice of recent interventions in support of food security and agriculture are also by: This book identifies some of the main lessons for civil-military interactions that can be derived from the experiences of Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs) in Afghanistan.

The book Format: Paperback. The book brings together papers by key practitioners and food security analysts with knowledge of the agricultural and political economy of Afghanistan.

It makes an ongoing contribution to the theories of post-war rehabilitation in fragile states, providing an important reference for Format: Paperback. Reconstructing Afghanistan This book, which reflects the IMF staff's work in Afghanistan from early through the first quarter ofprovides an overview of the institutional and economic achievements in Afghanistan in the post-Taliban period, that is, from late to early   Following the United States led military intervention in Afghanistan inthe Taliban regime collapsed and a new interim government was established, with a new constitution signed and elections subsequently held in This publication examines the progress made to rebuild Afghanistan's economy and key institutions in the post-conflict environment, as well as discussing.

There is a compelling case for investing in agriculture in Afghanistan. Agriculture (excluding opium poppy) accounts for about one quarter of national GDP and is the second largest sector after services. More than 80 percent of the population and nearly 90 percent of the poor live inFile Size: 8MB.

In reality, the war and insecurity, coupled with the country’s porous borders with Iran and Pakistan, led to the creation of a set of strategies that positioned households well with respect to dealing with the series of drier than normal agricultural seasons from to Reconstructing Afghanistan describes the strong economic recovery that took place during and ; traces the formulation and implementation of the government’s budgetary policy; discusses the progress made in rebuilding fiscal institutions; and outlines the challenges and issues that the authorities faced in the area of monetary and exchange rate policy.

Overview. This book identifies some of the main lessons for civil-military interactions that can be derived from the experiences of Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs) in Afghanistan.

The book has three main themes. Firstly, the volume analyses why the ways in which civil and military actors interact in theatres of operations such as Afghanistan Author: William Maley. This book identifies some of the main lessons for civil-military interactions that can be derived from the experiences of Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs) in Afghanistan.

The book has three main themes. Firstly, the volume analyses why the ways in which civil and military actors interact in theatres of operations such as Afghanistan. The authors through this book (Beyond Reconstruction in Afghanistan) examining plans and prospects for the reconstruction and development of Afghanistan within 50 years of previous experiences.

The challenges facing Afghanistan are similar to those that are likely to be faced by humanitarians with the end of war in Iraq. From the role of the military in distributing relief supplies to the importance of security for reconstruction and development, there are lessons to be learned.

Current Conditions in Afghanistan. The agriculture sector can play an important role in poverty reduction and sustained growth in Afghanistan, primarily through job creation, improved productivity, and inclusiveness.

Using an ‘agricultural jobs lens’ and multidimensional approach, this report explores the sector’s direct and indirect roles in explaining the dynamics of. It requires the donor community to provide substantial financial and technical resources for the reconstruction of Afghanistan-quite likely $ billion to $5 billion annually over the course of a Author: Michael E.

O'hanlon. Afghanistan, although it explores how the USG‟s approach to the opium problem may undermine long-term stability. The monograph hypothesis is that agricultural development is a key to Afghanistan‟s long-term stability, by contributing to food security, rural.

Afghanistan - Afghanistan - Agriculture and forestry: Agriculture and animal husbandry, mainly consisting of subsistence farming and pastoral nomadism, are, in more normal times, the most important elements of the gross domestic product (GDP), accounting for nearly half of its total value.

Afghanistan is essentially a pastoral country. Only about one-eighth of the total land area is arable.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fox, Ray S., Agriculture in Afghanistan's economy. Washington, ] (OCoLC) Document Type.Afghanistan currently produces roughly million tons of fresh fruits annually, which could be increased significantly.

It is known for producing some of the finest fruits, especially apples, apricots, cherries, figs, grapes, melons, sweet mulberries, peaches, and pomegranates. Building and using greenhouses is a fast-growing industry in the y group: Developing/Emerging, Low .