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Type Thesis or Dissertation - Master of Science in International Cooperation Policy
Title Improving livelihood of rural community through greenhouse farming a case study of injil district heart Afghanistan
Author(s)
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2016
URL http://r-cube.ritsumei.ac.jp/bitstream/10367/7750/1/51214622.pdf
Abstract
This study investigates the role of greenhouse farming on improving rural
livelihood and agriculture growth in the case of Injil district of Heart Province,
Afghanistan. The study examines the impacts of greenhouse farming on
incomes, positive changes in betterment of rural community livelihood, its high
potential contribution for the rural development, and shows that this technique of
farming has the potential to provide fresh agricultural products to the markets
especially in the off-seasons, which could not be grown without greenhouses.
In order to do this study, field research was conducted in Injil district of Herat
Province and three successful cases have been selected from varieties of farmers
in three different villages that narrated their success stories on establishing
greenhouse structures, greenhouse farming is identified as a means of agricultural
development in order to strengthen livelihood of households and improve
community development in rural areas of the country.
Both primary and secondary data were used to achieve the objectives of this
research; for obtaining primary data interviews were conducted with government
officials, stakeholders and farmers as well as focus group discussions in the
villages of Injil district; secondary data were acquired from Afghan
documents and reports.

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Sadeq, Mir Aref. "Improving livelihood of rural community through greenhouse farming a case study of injil district heart Afghanistan." Master of Science in International Cooperation Policy, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, 2016.
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