Grape farmers urge government to provide cold storage facilities and a better market in order for them to survive.
BAZAR: Lackluster Grape Market Discussed
A number of farmers have raised concerns about the slow market for grapes in the country.
The farmers said that they are having to sell their harvests really cheaply because of the slow market and a shortage of cold storage facilities.
Raisins, Fruits and Vegetables Export Promotion Agency criticized government for the lack of standard facilities, specifically cold storage units, and said government must take serious action to solve this problem.
In this episode host Zarmina Mohammadi discusses the topic with Haji Akhatar Mohammad head of the promotion agency.
Mohammadi also discusses Afghanistan’s rank at 167 on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index with Suhrab Bahman spokesman for the ministry of economy.
In addition, host Mohammadi discusses the issue of goods being smuggled from Iran with Rahmuddin Haji Agha, the head of the entrepreneurs board.