FAO to provide seeds, fertilizer to drought-affected Afghans

FAO to provide seeds, fertilizer to drought-affected Afghans

Drought conditions forcing farmers to sell off livestock

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The $30 million in aid will help 1.4 million vulnerable drought-affected farmers throughout the winter planting season and into early spring. Low snowfall last winter and rainfall of up to 70 percent less than normal has resulted in difficult conditions that have led farmers to sell off their livestock because they cannot feed them.