Laghman province strives to boost economy through farming

By 1st Lt. Samuel Otto, 129th Mobile Public Affairs DetachmentJune 9, 2013

Eric Dorbeare, senior agricultural adviser, Regional Command-East, United States Department of Agriculture, greets Dawlatz Zai, director of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, before a key leader engagement to discuss agricultural production in Laghman province at Forward Operating Base Mehtar Lam, May 18, 2013. Farming is an important part of Laghman province's economy with almost 90 percent of the population employed by agriculture. The group discussed ways to improve farming production in order to boost the economy. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Sam Otto, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Eric Dorbeare, senior agricultural adviser, Regional Command-East, United States Department of Agriculture, greets Dawlatz Zai, director of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, before a key leader engagement to discuss agricultural production in Laghman province at Forward Operating Base Mehtar Lam, May 18, 2013. Farming is an important part of Laghman province's economy with almost 90 percent of the population employed by agriculture. The group discussed ways to improve farming production in order to boost the economy. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Sam Otto, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED) (Photo Credit: 1st Lt. Samuel Otto, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL