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270 jeribs of land irrigated in Nangarhar

By: The Kabul Times

KABUL: An irrigation canal 330 meters in length has recently been constructed in Chaparhar district of Nangarhar province at a sum of AFN 1.4 million funded by the Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/CCNPP) including 10% community contribution (financial, labor or in-kind).

The Irrigation canal project implemented in Akhundzadgan village has facilitated the supply of controlled amounts of water to some 270 Jiribs of land directly benefiting 259 families in the region, according to a statement from CCNPP:

Meanwhile, some 759 labor days have been created for both skilled and unskilled laborers during the execution of the canal project taking the employment generation and economic recovery into consideration, the statement added.

It is worth mentioning that hundreds of Citizens’ Charter-funded development projects are currently underway, while some of them have already been completed in various communities of Nangarhar province.

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