Complaining about lack of a good market for their agricultural products, farmers in Kunduz province said the quality and quantity of rice are improved comparing to the past, but the market is concerning.
“Depending on types of it, one Ser of rice (every six kilos) is being sold 200 t0 300 AFs. It is very little compared to expenses for growing.” Muhammad Salim, a rice farmer told Raha News Agency
He added large importing of rice from abroad has had negative effects on price of domestic rice.
Domestic rice market is ruined due to rice being imported from other countries although domestic rice amount has sharply increased compared to last year said other farmers
Efforts need to be made to export Afghanistan rice to other countries.
Trying to find markets for agricultural products in Kunduz, Islamic Emirate provincial officials promised to equip the farmers with necessary facilities on way seeking economic independence.