USAID's Investments for Environment in Afghanistan - Dollars to Results
FY 2011 $6.5 M
FY 2012 $1.4 M
FY 2013 $3.2 M
FY 2014 $1.3 M
FY 2015 $3.8 M
In Afghanistan, more than 5,800 workers are involved in building an integrated watershed management system in the flood-prone hills of Balkh Province. They are constructuing terraces and check dams in order to slow the force of water, prevent run-off, and conserve soil. Additionally they are planting pistachio trees to increase water filtration, prevent soil erosion, and provide livelihood opportunities.
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