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Groundbreaking ceremony instills hope for growth in Marjah

Story by Lance Cpl. Katherine M. Solano | Regional Command Southwest | Date: 06.03.2011

MARJAH, Afghanistan - As much as 85 percent of Afghanistan’s economic activity is made up of agricultural enterprises in the Helmand and Nimroz provinces. This impressive economic stature makes these areas attractive opportunities for coalition forces to develop and promote independent agricultural growth.

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