Women saffron growers in Afghanistan upset during Taliban rule

Women saffron growers in Afghanistan upset during Taliban rule

Ground Report | New Delhi: Women saffron growers in Afghanistan; Hundreds of working women work on the saffron fields of Shafiqeh Attai, a woman involved in the saffron business in Afghanistan. Attai says the Taliban cannot silence them. The hardline Taliban have once again kept women out of public life since taking control of Afghanistan in … Read more

Saffron Production Declines, Fields and Growth Shrink in Kashmir

Scattered on both sides of the Dusso road, a small hamlet in the southern city of Pampore Kashmir- the saffron city of Kashmir, about 20 kilometers from Srinagar has fields of Crocus sativus, flowers that produce a valuable spice known as Saffron, or zafran by the Persian name. Cultivated and harvested in the Karewa (highlands) … Read more