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Can 'red gold' saffron replace poppy in Afghanistan?

Saffron farming is on the rise in Afghanistan, with the war-torn country exporting this valuable crop to foreign markets. Authorities hope this could encourage poppy farmers to shift to growing saffron in the future.

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