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Afghanistan - Livestock Development Project (English)

The project consists of the following: (a) for groundwater development, breeding stock and alfalfa establishment, provision of credit for the development of about 1200 sheep fattening and/or breeding farms, and one 174 ha farm belonging to HLDC for breeding/fattening, slaughter sheep and demonstration purposes. (b) construction of a slaughterhouse complete with buildings, utilities and equipment, with a 3000 head per day capacity on a two shift basis. (c) engineering services for the design, procurement and supervision over construction of the slaughterhouse. (d) transport equipment for transporting fresh and chilled meat to export markets. (e) provision of technical services for farm development, including equipment, facilities and training for the purpose. (f) improvement of about 68 kms of feeder roads in the project area. (g) establishment of an Experimental Range Improvement Center to develop management practices relevant to rangelands in Afghanistan. (h) technical assistance required for the efficient management and operation of the slaughterhouse, the HLDC farm and for the provision of technical services and range management mentioned at (e) and (g) above.


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    Afghanistan - Livestock Development Project

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Afghanistan - Livestock Development Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.