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  • IDEA-NEW Agriculture Advisor trains input suppliers on proper usages of pesticides in IDEA-NEW Jalalabad Office, 22 July, 2014

    IDEA-NEW Agriculture Advisor trains input suppliers on proper usages of pesticides in IDEA-NEW Jalalabad Office, 22 July, 2014
  • The Business-to-Business (B2B) networking initiative organized by IDEA-NEW office in Kabul which became a resounding success. The main purpose of this event was to develop and improve networking among buyers and producers and creating better understanding between fellow members and help familiarize their businesses, exchange business ideas and facilitate platform to enhance business among its members.on July 22, 2014

    The Business-to-Business (B2B) networking initiative organized by IDEA-NEW office in Kabul which became a resounding success. The main purpose of this event was to develop and improve networking among buyers and producers and creating better understanding between fellow members and help familiarize their businesses, exchange business ideas and facilitate platform to enhance business among its members.on July 22, 2014
  • Products respresented during the B2B meeting in IDEA-NEW Kabul office on July 22, 2014

    Products respresented during the B2B meeting in IDEA-NEW Kabul office on July 22, 2014





Agriculture Short Messaging Service (SMS) Activity Training

Monday, 11 August 2014 11:43 PM

Agriculture Short Messaging Service (SMS) Activity Training Mobile phones are increasingly used in Afghanistan. According to a survey conducted by IDEA-NEW of 369 farmers in Nangarhar, Kunar, Laghman, Parwan, Kapisa, Panjshir and Kabul provinces, nearly 53% of farmers in the Eastern and Central Regions own a mobile phone. The existence of this technology in the hands of farmers creates an opportunity for Ag-input wholesalers to establish direct communication with farmers to market their agricultural products and increase sales. IDEA-NEW plans to start an initiative of SMS Service, which will disseminate agriculture related information beneficial to the farmers. At the same time the system will benefit the input suppliers in terms of providing an ... More

Agriculture Conference Allows Afghan Businesswomen to Share their Experiences

Agriculture Conference Allows Afghan Businesswomen to Share their Experiences

Thursday, 31 October 2013 10:48 PM

On September 24, IDEA-NEW sponsored Advancing Afghan Women in Agriculture conference in Kabul. More than 250 women participated in the event. Twenty five women-owned companies, ranging from producers of jam, pickles, fresh vegetables, wheat starch, wool spinning, textiles, clothing and handicraft companies displayed their production and marketing ... More

IDEA-NEW Trained Extension Workers in Eastern Region on Modern Grafting and Pruning

IDEA-NEW Trained Extension Workers in Eastern Region on Modern Grafting and Pruning

Sunday, 20 October 2013 10:43 PM

In September, 2013, IDEA-NEW’s agriculture experts arranged a two-day long training on modern grafting and pruning of different fruit trees for 40 extension workers from the Nangarhar and Laghman DAILs. The training was conducted at the request of both DAILs who wished to increase the capacity of newly hired extension workers, who will then ... More

IDEA-NEW provided hygiene training for food processing companies working in the East

IDEA-NEW provided hygiene training for food processing companies working in the East

Thursday, 10 October 2013 10:37 PM

In close collaboration with the Nangarhar Department of Public Health, IDEA-NEW arranged a day long comprehensive hygiene training that aimed to identify potential hazards during food processing and the importance of following good hygiene practices during production. 20 representatives from IDEA-NEW supported agribusinesses, including Shamshad ... More

Farmers keen in adopting new technology and agronomic practices

Farmers keen in adopting new technology and agronomic practices

Monday, 30 September 2013 10:31 PM

IDEA-NEW supports the wheat value-chain by providing learning opportunities in the form of trainings and demonstrations. Over the years demonstration plots have proven to be the most effective and helpful tool to practically train farmers. One of the 18 annual crop demo plots established by IDEA-NEW in the North is located in Haiwad village in ... More

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