supporting raisins processing in afghanistan

Quality and safety attributes of afghan raisins before and

15/12/2014Raisins are Afghanistan's top agricultural export contributing 17% of all licit agricultural export value (Jalal 2012) The typical moisture content for raisins before processing is ∼10–16% (Christensen 2000) As described above raisin moisture content at room temperature (∼25C) corresponds to a water activity of 0 51–0 56 a w at 13-15% moisture and 0 55–0 62 a w at 15-18%

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Agriculture is a fundamental means of livelihood in Afghanistan generating 50% of the country's GDP and supporting 85% of its people The climate of Afghanistan is well suited for the cultivation of horticultural crops and Afghanistan is the geographic origin of many high-end crops like raisins pomegranates pistachios and almonds There are approximately one million farms in Afghanistan

Adoption of innovations in harvesting methods of the grape

spreading and supporting is one of the major and controversial issues In Afghanistan the traditional production harvesting and post-harvesting systems are among the most fundamental problems that have a very negative effect on the production and standardization of grapes Afghanistan's grapes are a major source of export both as fresh produce and dried as raisins and due to this the

WB supports Afghan raisin processing plant

"Afghanistan was once famous around the world for its raisins and we hope this project will put the country back on the global map for raisin production " remarked Mase Rikweda CEO of Rikweda Fruit Process Company While Afghanistan's climate is ideal for raisin production less than 40 percent of its annual produce is currently exported due to instability and poor quality and food

The Economic Impacts of the California Almond Industry

the cost of goods and services purchased from supporting industries This report uses projections of the value of the 2014 almond crop with comparisons to 2012 and 2013 crop years to estimate contributions of the almond industry to the statewide economy in California We estimate that for the 2014 crop the California almond industry contributes much to the California economy 2 • The total

WB supports Afghan raisin processing plant – Heart Of Asia

Agriculture is a key part of the Afghan economy contributing 25 percent of GDP and supporting more than 80 percent of the population The IFC-MIGA package will help the Rikweda Fruit Process Company develop a state-of-the-art raisin processing plant in the picturesque locality of Istalif

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RAISIN Chandelier boucles d'oreilles amthyste paire de reproduction du 19me sicle de raisin en verre violet chandelier en laiton ou argent Les boucles d'oreilles victorien reproduction - grappes de raisin comme celui-ci ont t trs populaires au cours des sicles y compris l'poque

Supporting Raisins Processing in Afghanistan

Supporting Raisins Processing in Afghanistan April 19 2019 By applying an MFD proactive approach involving all WBG parties MIGA is extending risk mitigation tools to ensure business continuity and to help investors fulfill their financial obligations in the event of war or insurgent attacks Building greenfield agri-business in Fragility Conflict and Violence zone MIGA is creating new

How Western Economies Can Avoid the Japan Trap

of livelihood in Afghanistan supporting around 80% of its popu - lation The climate of Afghanistan is well suited for the cultiva-tion of horticultural crops and so Afghanistan is the geographic origin of many high-end crops like raisins pomegranates apple pistachios Chilgoza Pine almonds saffron and so on Intensive commercial farm-ing increases sustainable economic growth in rural

The Project Gutenberg eBook of Private Journal of Henry

Raisins of all sorts and description from the little sultanas up to dark purple ones are sold in quantities and seem to be a regular portion of the food of the poorest people So far I have seen nothing curious or unusual which I would be tempted to buy but then we cannot here wander about and go into the shops and ransack them for curiosities as the people have a nasty trick of watching

Tropical Wholefoods: Richard in Afghanistan Part 3

Richard in Afghanistan Part 3 I know I shouldn't complain but although the room has air conditioning it only seems to have an off or an on setting On is paralysingly cold and off is suffocatingly hot and is in turn much better than 25 000 000 Afghans have never the less it doesn't help me get any sleep I have to turn the air conditioning off/on during the night depending on whether I am

Grapes production in Afghanistan – Discourse

In Afghanistan grapes are dried directly in the sun black and red raisins Aftabi (Sun-dried) and those that are dried in kishmish khana (mudbrick drying house) away from direct sun-light the green raisins (kishmish) Kishmish khana can be quite long but usually 3 meters wide Kishmish are usually produced in Kishmish khana which kishmih is usually only used for the green shade-dried seedless

Why invest in Afghanistan?

Agriculture remains fundamental to the livelihood in Afghanistan generating one third of the country's GDP and supporting nearly 80 per cent of its people The climate of Afghanistan is well suited for the cultivation of horticultural crops That's why the country is the origin of many high-end crops like raisins pomegranates pistachios and almonds One industry related to the

Kabul To Get Major Raisin Processing Plant

"Afghanistan was once famous around the world for its raisins and we hope this project will put the country back on the global map for raisin production " said Mase Rikweda CEO of Rikweda Fruit Processing Company "The new plant will also help thousands of small local farmers especially women and those in rural areas to access the market "

Exporting edible nuts and dried fruits to Europe

Handling processing and selling bulk product FOB or FCA price 30% Shipment CIF price 32-35% Import handling and processing Wholesale price (value added tax included) 60% Retail packing handling and selling Retail price (for average packaging of 250 g)

Regional Agricultural Development Program (RADP

Supporting Food And Financial Security By Improving Production And Profits In Select Value Chains Summary The Regional Agricultural Development Program (RADP-N) was a five-year project that ran from May 2014 to May 2019 with funding from USAID to advance food and economic security for rural Afghans in six northern provinces The program strengthened the capacity of farmers through

Czech Republic making a difference in Afghanistan

food processing is included in the so called Provincial Development Plan the key document created by local communities in Logar Photo: Karla Štěpnkov Czech Republic making a difference in Afghanistan Nearly twenty-five years of war and violence devastated Afghanistan's economy and society The Taliban was forced out of power in 2001 but half of Afghanistan's people still live in

Afghanistan

Afghanistan - Improving yields and incomes for raisin farmers through markets (Ingls) Resumo The World Bank Group is supporting a transformation in Afghanistan's underdeveloped raisins sector to recapture its former status as a world-class producer and exporter Collaborative interventions range from the farm level to facilitating private

Tropical Wholefoods: Richard in Afghanistan Part 3

Richard in Afghanistan Part 3 I know I shouldn't complain but although the room has air conditioning it only seems to have an off or an on setting On is paralysingly cold and off is suffocatingly hot and is in turn much better than 25 000 000 Afghans have never the less it doesn't help me get any sleep I have to turn the air conditioning off/on during the night depending on whether I am

Adoption of innovations in harvesting methods of the grape

spreading and supporting is one of the major and controversial issues In Afghanistan the traditional production harvesting and post-harvesting systems are among the most fundamental problems that have a very negative effect on the production and standardization of grapes Afghanistan's grapes are a major source of export both as fresh produce and dried as raisins and due to this the

World Bank Supports Raisin Production in Afghanistan

"Afghanistan was once famous around the world for its raisins and we hope this project will put the country back on the global map for raisin production " said Mase Rikweda CEO of Rikweda Fruit Process Company "The new plant will also help thousands of small local farmers especially women and those in rural areas to access the market "

Import Alert 99

The revision of this Import Alert (IA) dated 09/24/2019 updates the agency contacts Changes to the import alert are bracketed by asterisks (***) The revisions to this Import Alert dated ***02/13/2018 clarifies the scope of the alert which includes both human and animal foods and provides instructions to assist in the use of this Import Alert for animal food products

Raisins Feed Afghanistan's Export Market

Afghanistan's raisin farmers used to supply snacks for people around the world For many decades through the 1970s the country claimed about 20 percent of the global market for raisins But years of conflict and political instability contributed to a decline in production volumes and quality and farmers lost market share—as well as income