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Farmland in Zabul province is drying up as water resources are drained by privately-dug wells. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
23 Feb 18
Farmland under threat as access to irrigation decreases.
An Afghan midwife examines a pregnant woman from a remote village. (Photo: Air Force Master Sgt. Sarah R. Webb, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)
22 Feb 18
Locals say that conservative attitudes are changing.
Producing sesame oil the old-fashioned way - with a camel. (Photo: Barat Ali Jafar)
22 Feb 18
Small-scale craftsmen still process their product using millstones turned by camels.
Afghan men dance on the streets of Kabul celebrating the first day of Eid-al-Fitr. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
20 Feb 18
Performers and parties targeted in insurgent clampdown.
An Afghan potter prepares bowls in his studio. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
20 Feb 18
Craftsmen and traders say that business is booming.
19 Feb 18
X-rated clips uploaded onto users’ mobile phones.
Poppy production is on the rise in Nimroz province. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
19 Feb 18
Workers returning from Iran also fuelling narcotics epidemic.
15 Feb 18
Despite the dangers, tens of thousands continue to seek a better future across the border.
14 Feb 18
New enterprises seem to go too far in promoting independence.
An expert examines emeralds from an Afghan mine. The mineral resources of Afghanistan are relatively unexplored even with Afghanistan's wealth of coal, copper, gold and iron ore, with precious and semiprecious stones. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
12 Feb 18
Locals say that precious assets are being squandered.

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