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Afghan farmers work together to build a greenhouse. (Photo: ResoluteSupportMedia/Flickr)
17 Jan 18
Hopes that new infrastructure could replace opium farming in the southern province.
Pomegranates from Kandahar ready for processing at Afghanistan's first juice concentrate factory. Kabul, October 2009. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
17 Jan 18
Nearly 23,000 tonnes sold abroad this year, bringing in some four million dollars.
Marble on display at a specialist shop in Afghanistan. (Photo: USAID Afghanistan/Wikimedia Commons)
29 Nov 17
Insurgents funnel off extraction fees amid disputed control of the site.
Uzbek president Shavkat Mirziyoyev. (Photo: Uzbek president's press service)
22 Nov 17
In surprise move, previously isolated state calls for tighter regional integration.
Pine nuts are a valuable crop across Asia (Photo: China Photos/Getty Images)
15 Nov 17
Local traders call for better facilities and direct access to international markets.
10 Nov 17
Venture proves that even a single bucket of milk can turn a profit
(Photo courtesy of: kloop.kg)
26 Oct 17
Tightened customs controls are leading to losses for Kyrgyz exporters.
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev (left) greets his Uzbek counterpart Shavkat Mirziyoe. (Photo: Press Service of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic)
8 Sep 17
Landmark meeting indicates progress over trade and border issues.
20 Aug 17
Event hears that 60 per cent of local residents cannot find work.
Muhammad Tahir, an expert on Turkmenistan. (Photo courtesy of M. Tahir)
Interview
23 May 17
Central Asia’s most isolated state remains set against reforms.

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