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U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Embassy Kabul’s Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Agricultural Affairs (OAA) provides technical assistance for the improvement of Afghanistan’s agricultural sector. Agriculture is the main source of income for the Afghan economy with up to 80 percent of Afghan livelihoods consisting of farming, livestock or both. Decades of war, drought and social upheaval devastated Afghanistan’s agricultural sector. OAA works closely with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) to rebuild the agricultural economy of Afghanistan and to provide long-term and sustainable development.  Our goals with the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan include increasing agricultural sector jobs and income, increasing agricultural activity, regenerating agribusiness, rehabilitating watersheds and irrigation infrastructure, and delivering services to rural farmers and herders that promote private sector and farmer associations.

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 Phone: +93 0700 114 440

 Mailing Address:

Unit 6180, Box 1046
US Embassy – Kabul
DPO AE 09806

 Kabul is 9½ hours ahead of EST; 8½ hours ahead of EDT.

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