Model Case for Cereals Cultivation and Flour Production

27 February 2022
  • Half of the arable area consists of fallow land or steppes and mountains served as pastureland
  • Wheat is the dominant crop cultivated in all provinces
  • The most productive province is Nangarhar The least productive ones are Baghlan Takhar and Kabul
  • The local average wheat field size is only 6 3 ha, way below the optimal standard
  • The project assumes a model farm with 100 ha (recommended minimum) We expect establishing cooperatives of farme

  • Main assumptions
  • Model project cost USD 360 500
  • Crop yield 1 5 tons per ha
  • Grain further processed to flour
  • Sales price below market level wheat flour USD 400 /ton
  • Bran sales not accounted

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