GOFTMAN: Drought Crisis Discussed
For 40 years Afghanistan has been affected by war and violence – a situation that is ongoing. Now however, a serious drought is gripping the country, which is adding to the country’s woes.
According to statistics, almost 13 million people are affected by this drought, which has struck all provinces.
Questions raised include that of how will this drought affect the people and has government done enough to counteract the impact?
In this episode of Goftman, host Partaw Naderi discusses the topic with the following guests:
Abdul Wali Mudaqiq, deputy head of Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA
Akbar Rustami, spokesman for the ministry of agriculture
Sultan Mahmoud Mahmoudi, head of the directorate of water management
Wakil Ahmad Sarhadi, head of the agriculture department of Kabul University