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Commercial Horticulture and Agriculture Marketing Program (CHAMP) Afghanistan


Titre : Commercial Horticulture and Agricultural Marketing Program (CHAMP) Afghanistan

Pays : Afghanistan

Durée : February 1, 2010 - December 30, 2016

CHAMP works with Afghans to increase the yield and quality of pomegranates, apples, almonds, grapes, apricots and melons and to open up new export channels on the global market. CHAMP supports and facilitates each stage of the market process to improve the quality of Afghan horticultural products through the entire value chain. CHAMP’s agribusiness activities stimulate growth in Afghanistan’s agricultural sector, create jobs, improve livelihoods, and boost the economy. CHAMP was active in 17 provinces in central, eastern, southeastern, and southern Afghanistan.
The CHAMP Cooperative Agreement was extended Dec. 30, 2014 to Dec. 30, 2016 for an additional $ 4,967,045. CHAMP’s focus was reduced during the extension period from 17 to six provinces (Kandahar, Kabul, Parwan, Kapisa, Logar and Wardak).

Handling pre- and post-harvest quality improvements for fresh fruit, to meet modern market requirements. • Linking farmers with traders, and traders with domestic and international markets. • Facilitating the export of selected fresh and dry fruits to regional international markets. • Improving the performance of new and existing businesses.

Financement : $45,296,184

Présentation (USAID)

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