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Collaboration aims to strengthen agriculture education in Afghanistan

Agriculture is the backbone of the economy of Afghanistan and accounts for a quarter of its gross domestic product. But decades of war and recurring natural disasters have taken a devastating toll. More than half of the country’s 30 million people live below the poverty line, and 11 million Afghans are acutely and severely food insecure.

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academic partners in 17 countries

$192 million

total project funding since 1993


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