Construction of 860m Long Irrigation Canal Underway in Laghman

The construction of an irrigation canal project is ongoing in Qal-e-Wazir village of Qarghaee district of Laghman province through the Community Support Program of CASA-1000 (CASA-CSP) under the umbrella of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD).

The 860 meters long and 60cm high irrigation canal project is being implemented through the Community Development Council (CDC) under CASA-CSP to gain support of the people for the successful implementation of CASA-1000. The new canal will reduce water wastage, improve crops diversity and increase farmer’s incomes.

The CASA-CSP is being implemented with support from the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) to implement electricity supply and other development projects in the corridor of influence of CASA-1000.