The workshop showcases the progress of new maize seed varieties that were given by the USAID-funded Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) last year to 20 Pakistani research organizations and Pakistani seed companies at the National Agricultural Research Center.
The Embassy of the United States of America is showcasing its long-standing support for Pakistan’s agriculture sector with a pavilion at the Dawn Food and Agri Expo. The U.S. Pavilion highlights projects assisting Pakistani farmers to modernize the agriculture sector, strengthen value chains and improve market access while ensuring long term sustainability of agricultural production. The two-day exhibition in Lahore, inaugurated today at the Expo Center in Johar Town, is open to the public.
The U.S. government, in partnership with three investment funds, is managing a pool of more than 15.6 billion Pakistani rupees to invest in Pakistan’s dynamic small and medium-sized businesses.
The Olive Development Group, created by the Government of Punjab with the support of USAID’s Punjab Enabling Environment Project, works with public and private sector entities to improve the business environment of the olive sector in Punjab.
U.S. Consul General Yuriy Fedkiw and Indonesian Ambassador to Pakistan Iwan Suyudhie Amri participated in the announcement of the harmonization of Indonesia’s import calendar with the Pakistani kinnow export season, thereby increasing trade of this commodity.
Last updated: April 20, 2017