Construction of Canal Project Underway in Laghman

The construction work of an irrigation canal project is ongoing in Qal-e-Makal village of Qarghaee district, Laghman province. This project is underway through the Community Support Program of CASA-1000 (CASA-CSP).

The irrigation canal with the length of 750 meters and 0.6 meters wide is being implemented through the Community Development Council (CDC). The project has paved the ground for community residents to gain access to employment opportunities. Furthermore, the project will irrigate nearly 320 acres of agriculture lands which will definitely affect the quality and quantity of agriculture products.

The CASA-CSP is being implemented through the Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) to attract communities’ support for the successful implementation of CASA-1000.