Tue, 24 Nov 2020

A child shows harvested cotton in Kandahar, south Afghanistan, Oct. 18, 2020. (Photo by Sanaullah Seiam/Xinhua)

KABUL, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- In Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province where many farmers still highly depend on poppy opium to earn a living, some farmers revive hundreds of acres of fields after long years, to harvest up cotton instead of the illicit crop.

A man harvests cotton in Kandahar, south Afghanistan, Oct. 18, 2020. (Photo by Sanaullah Seiam/Xinhua)

A boy harvests cotton in Kandahar, south Afghanistan, Oct. 18, 2020. (Photo by Sanaullah Seiam/Xinhua)

Cotton plants are seen in Kandahar, south Afghanistan, Oct. 18, 2020. (Photo by Sanaullah Seiam/Xinhua)

A man shows harvested cotton in Kandahar, south Afghanistan, Oct. 18, 2020. (Photo by Sanaullah Seiam/Xinhua) ■

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