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.
USAID training helps women embellishers lower their costs and significantly increase their sales.
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.
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.
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 inaugurated a consultative workshop to foster cooperation between stakeholders and strengthen the education sector in the Punjab.
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).
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