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Tajikistan forest ranger guards pistacchio sapplings

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Rajal Pirov, a Forestry Department ranger, has been assigned to surveil the pistacchio plantation and keep the embryonic trees from being eaten by crows or hedgehogs. The Forestry Department is leasing the one-hectare plots to participating families for 20 years at US $1 a year.

Date: 
04/07/2010