karakul

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Synonyms for karakul

hardy coarse-haired sheep of central Asia

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We have established a community generating income scheme that would benefit all the farmers in our community especially when times are hard and other projects initiated for women such as crafts and needlework, are proving to be a success," said Saara adding that farming with karakul sheep has proven to be more sustainable and many of the farmers generate a lot of income from the pelts sold.
Based on a survey, Jawzjan has one million sheep, including 300,000 Karakul sheep, livestock official Abdul Ahad told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Based on 2011 agriculture ministry estimates, Afghanistan exported Karakul sheep leather worth $3.
He said government wants the members to focus primarily on the expansion of the production of karakul sheep.
Now only 1,000 Namibians keep flocks of Karakul sheep and skin production is down to 100,000.