Afghanistan Almond Industry Development Organization (AAIDO) was established on December 2007, as a national non-government organization, by national experts, almond nursery producers, almond farmers, processors, and exporters to promote the almond industry in Afghanistan and to help Afghan Almond industry compete at a national and international level, initiate new target market for Almond traders, and to help traders make informed decisions in new markets.
The mission of the Afghanistan Almond Industry Development Organization (AAIDO) is to link producers, traders, support businesses, NGOs and government into a collaborative effort to build the Afghan almond industry.
AAIDO is working towards achieving the following objectives for the benefit of its target group such as national experts, almond nursery producers, almond farmers, processors, and exporters to promote the stone fruits and Nuts industry in Afghanistan.
Almond production in Afghanistan is ranked by FAO as tenth in the list of almond-producing countries of the world, though its domestic production is limited to 2% of the world production. Its production has shown a rising trend in the recent years.