There are more than 2,600 Fish Farms in the Country

Tue, Apr 06 2021 2:43 PM
There are more than 2,600 Fish Farms in the Country
Hamal 17: April 6, 2021
According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL), there are 2,636 fish farms across the country producing more than ten thousands of metric fish meat annually.
Helmand, Kandahar, Nangarhar, Kunduz, Uruzgan, Kunar and Herat provinces are the main producers of fish meat in the country.
Narrow-barred Spanish mackerel, Rainbow trout Fish. Eels fish, Mosquito fish some other fishes and snake are some of the most popular fish in Afghanistan. One kilo of fresh fish meat is sold between 200 and 300 AFN in Kabul and provincial markets.
The Ministry of Agriculture establishes between eighty and one hundred fish farms annually. One of the key programs of this ministry is sustainable development of fish farming in the country.


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