KABUL Tim Williams Ravens Jersey , July 17 (Xinhua) -- The Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) has started work on building 40 fish farms in southern Uruzgan province, said Government Media and Information Center on Monday.
"The projects aim is to promote and encourage Uruzgan people toward fish farming. Projects total cost is estimated 17.5 million afghani (around 257,000 U.S. dollars) which will be funded from MAIL's developmental budget," it said in a statement.
"Works on establishing these farms has started and will be accomplished and launched within five months. Presently, these farms will be built in provincial capital Tirin Kot city Chris Wormley Ravens Jersey , and soon will be expanded to other parts of the province," Provincial Director of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, Zalmai Alokozay, was quoted as saying.
He said the move will create job opportunities and would help improve the public security as the insurgents have been trying to recruit hundreds of jobless youths in the province, which has been the scene of heavy clashes between security forces and insurgents.
"With utilization of these 40 fish farming projects in Tirin Kot city Tyus Bowser Ravens Jersey , job opportunities will be provided directly to dozens of people, and will also create jobs to hundreds of people indirectly. On the other hand, people will have access to fresh fishes with reasonable price in the local markets.
"About 500 fishes will be raised in each fish farm for three months, and from these 40 farms, 20,000 fishes will be supplied to the market every three months." the statement noted.
The Afghan government has taken measures to invest in agricultural sector to further create job opportunities for people and to boost economy in the land-locked central Asian state.
Three decades of war had a devastating impact on the agriculture sector Marlon Humphrey Ravens Jersey , however, the country has witnessed a 2-percent economy growth in 2016, according to official statistics.
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This is what a group of music therapists here are trying to do with autistic children in Nepal.
"Music therapy can be beneficial to children with autism. The greatest challenge is to build trust in the relationship between the therapist and the child," Kendra Gandharba, a clinical music therapist told Xinhua Wednesday as Nepal joined the world in observing Autism Awareness Day.
When Rahul (not his real name) was three years old Rush Kamalei Correa Jersey , he was still unable to speak and to interact with people. It was only then that his mother realized that there was something wrong with her son.
After consultations with doctors she came to know that Rahul, now six years old, is an autistic child.
Experts believe that the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) presents itself in the first three years. The condition is the result of a neurological disorder that has an effect on normal brain function, affecting social interaction and communication skills.
Several studies suggest that children with autism show emotional expression and social engagement during music therapy sessions.
Currently there are 15 autistic children benefiting from the power of music through an individual and collective session a week, as part of an initiative launched by the Music Therapy Trust Nepal.
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