COUNTRY REPORT AFGAHNISTAN. Presented by Lutfullah “Amarkhail” Nationality : Afghan Name of the organization : Ministry of Energy& Water Kabul Afghanistan Department : General Planning & donors Coordination Department. Phone:+93(0)772848968 Email : [email protected]
in center of Asia, between Latitude 29. 35’ to 38.40’ Longitude 60.31’ to 75.5’ E
- Kabul River Basin
- Helmand River Basin
- Northern River Basin
- Western River Basin ( Harirud Murghab)
- Panj-Amu River Basin
Name of the basin, Kabul River Basin
Country Name, Afghanistan
Irrigated land in the basin with intensive cultivation of one or two crops per year is currently estimated to be 150000 hectares, or nearly 20% of the estimated 1.56 million hectares of irrigated area in Afghanistan.
But in drought year farmers are encountering with lack of water problems, because lack of the reservoirs. The water management department is working on in order to have good water management.
The KRB includes 23 % of the settlements in Afghanistan & approximately 35 % of the country’s population. The population density in the basin averages 93 % per sq. km.
- three major cities are urban area in the Kabul Basin
1. Kabul 2. Jalalabad 3. Parwan
and historical background selection has been done.
precipitation, air temperature, relative humidity, wind
speed & direction, solar radiation and evaporation.
of about 2500m.