Ariana News: The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s ministry of agriculture, irrigation and livestock said Wednesday that farmers had in the past solar year, 1401, harvested a whopping 337 metric tons of strawberries in the country.
The ministry said that Balkh had the highest overall volume with 125 metric tons, from 25 hectares of cultivated land. Other strawberry producing provinces included Kabul, Herat, Takhar, Daikundi, Khost, Nangarhar, and Nimroz.
In total, 118 hectares of land was used to cultivate strawberries, the ministry said.
According to officials, the ministry is hoping to increase the yield of strawberries by cultivating more land this solar year.