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In-Brief: USA brings fungus-resistant wheat seed to Afghanistan

Thursday 4 November 2010

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KABUL Thursday, November 04, 2010 (IRIN) - The US Agriculture Department has shipped 150 tons of UG99 fungus-resistant wheat seed from Egypt to Afghanistan “to protect future crops, improve the livelihoods of thousands of Afghan farmers, and improve food security”, the US embassy said.


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