Rivers; Dams; Irrigation; Kajakai Dam (Afghanistan);
A view from the top of the Kajakai dam, looking down stream. To the left, water flows out of the power and irrigation tunnels, and to the right, water flows out of the spillway. A powerhouse was later built at the end of the power tunnel to...
Irrigation; Canals; Shepherds; Sheep; International agricultural assistance;
An Afghan shepherd waters his sheep in a canal. The first phase of Morrison-Knudsen's 1946 contract with the royal government of Afghanistan was mostly funded by Afghanistan's export of a curly type of sheep wool called Caracul.