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        Afghans harvest Wheat As Opium Trade Declines | Agriculture and Forestry

        BAMIYAN, AFGHANISTAN - SEPTEMBER 7: Afghan Bamiyan farmers harvest a healthy crop of wheat as the fall approaches on September 7, 2009 in Bamiyan, Afghanistan. Wheat and potatoes are currently the main crops in the Bamyan region. Figures recently released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reveal a reduction in poppy growing. A UK government aid of eight million pounds, part of a Food Zones program for the war torn region of Helmand, hopes to in the coming year sign up 39,000 farmers to grow wheat instead of opium poppy.

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