Saturday, February 8, 2014
Military to Buy Crops from Afghan Farmers for Dining Facilities
The military intends to buy crops from local Afghan farmers to put on the tables in the military dining facilities. This measure will provide an opportunity to grow the agricultural sector and increase jobs. Eventually, the troop levels will go down (and disappear) but the hope is the Afghan farmers will be able to start exporting the agricultural crops to other regional countries. Read more in "Afghan farmers now feeding U.S. troops", Army Times, February 5, 2014.