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Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 2:45am
On December 10, eleven faculty members from the Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design (PIFD) who participated in a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) capacity development training program in 2014 met at the Serena Hotel to discuss follow-up actions from their visits to the United States, United kingdom and France.
USAID Mission Director, Gregory Gottlieb and Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan, Federal Minister for Commerce, Government of Pakistan attended the debriefing event. Mr. Gottlieb, while speaking to the trainees said, "I am confident that these trained teachers will go back to their classrooms and continue being even better teachers. Fashion design training is important, because it adds value to the textile and gems and jewelry sector in Pakistan.  This is what essentially makes local products export worthy and will go a long way in making Pakistani fashion and auxiliary industries thrive."
Visitors taking intrest in the USAID projects at the Agriculture Expo
Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 3:30am

At the 2nd annual Dawn Agriculture Expo, U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson emphasized the private sector's crucial role in expanding Pakistan's agricultural markets. He also celebrated more than 50 years of U.S.-Pakistan cooperation in the agriculture sector - a partnership that contributed to the Green Revolution of the 1950s and more recently has increased incomes for 800,000 families over the last three years.

Jamila discussing a embroidery design with her fellow embellishers
Monday, April 1, 2013 - 4:15am

USAID training helps women embellishers lower their costs and significantly increase their sales.

A student beneficiary while receiving her scholarship
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 5:15am


Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 11:45am

The United States and Sindh governments signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to build a new hospital in Jacobabad which will provide high quality healthcare to the residents of Northern Sindh and Balochistan. The MOU was signed by USAID Deputy Mission Director Mr. Leon Waskin, and Secretary of Health Mr. Aftab Ahmad Khatri.

The ADE program is one of the two teacher education programs in Pakistan that have been developed by USAID and getting support f
Monday, January 7, 2013 - 10:45am

Peshawar: Thirty-two students from the Peshawar Regional Institute for Teacher Education (RITE Male) received Associate's Degrees in Education (ADE), a modern teacher education program developed with U.S. support. At the same time, 252 talented students enrolled in the ADE and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) programs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA received U.S.-funded merit-based scholarships worth 5.14 million rupees. The ceremony took place today at the University of Peshawar.

Imran Ali Mallah became a teacher with the help of the U.S.
Thursday, December 27, 2012 - 1:30pm

One day on the Indus River a fisherman decided to change his life. Imran Ali Mallah had worked to make ends meet his entire life, working seven days a week in blistering heat and often coming home empty-handed. Weary of the unpredictability of the fishing trade, and inspired by an advertisement he saw in the newspaper, Imran decided to become a teacher.

U.S. Consul General Nina Fite browsing through various education material on Alif Laila Book Bus Society stall at the USAID Educ
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 9:00am

U.S. Consul General Nina Fite inaugurated a consultative workshop to foster cooperation between stakeholders and strengthen the education sector in the Punjab.

Today USAID inaugurated a two-day annual conference to review a range of policy issues to reduce rural poverty in Pakistan.
Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 5:15pm

The United States government launched today a two-day annual conference to review a range of policy issues to reduce rural poverty in Pakistan. The United States supports Pakistani researchers and the Government of Pakistan to make evidence-based policy reforms that address rural poverty. The Pakistan Strategy Support Program (PSSP) is a program of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Alex Thier, Assistant to the USAID Administrator, meets U.S.-funded Pakistani NGOs who will help 45,000 Pakistani farmers
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 9:15am

The U.S. government announced today that it will help 45,000 farmers in the fruit, vegetable, dairy, and livestock sectors increase their profits.


Last updated: August 07, 2014

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