Men digging the foundations of an irrigation canal. - - General: General. The mountainous terrain of Afghanistan provides upland grazing on a seasonal basis. Practically all farmers keep animals, which are usually herded on a communal basis and most people build up sheep flocks. With additional funds made available to the project, livestock production issues are being addressed by the development of supplementary feeds and improvements to production activities including the testing of improved fodder crops, etc.
The most "at risk" groups affected by drought were the Kuchies, who have benefited from the project.