USAID Mission Director John Groarke commended new breakthroughs in Pakistan’s agricultural sector today at USAID’s Agricultural Technology Conference at the Serena Hotel. Joined by the Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research, Sikander Hayat Bosan, Groarke met with more than 200 Pakistani farmers, scientists, and agricultural leaders who highlighted new agricultural technologies made possible by USAID’s Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP).
The new Mission Director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Pakistan John Groarke launched the U.S.–Pakistan Partnership for Agricultural Market Development (AMD) initiative at the Serena Hotel today.
Islamabad, - The United States Agency for International Development (US
Islamabad, June 12, 2015 - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training concluded a week-long workshop to establish national standards for Urdu reading skills. The program was led by the Pakistan Reading Project, a program funded by USAID. Thomas LeBlanc, USAID Pakistan's Education Office Director, and Mr.
U.S. Under Secretary of State for Public Affairs and Public Diplomacy Richard Stengel and U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G. Olson, along with Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif, officially launched the U.S.-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies (CAS) - a $127 million investment from the United States to build partnerships in higher education and research.
U.S. Consul General Lahore, Zachary Harkenrider and the CEO of the Gujranwala Electric Power Company Zahoor Ahmed Chohan inaugurated a new state-of-the-art Power Distribution Center today. The center has been established with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to automate the monitoring and management of power flow throughout the network. This upgrade has dramatically reduced the incidents of unscheduled load shedding throughout Pakistan.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) helped more than two hundred Pakistanis farmers bring off-season vegetables to the second annual Vegetable Fair in Islamabad today.
Islamabad, April 2, 2015 – Over the past two years, the Balochistan Agricultural Project sponsored by the U.S. government has helped a group of 12 farmers dramatically increase their income to over $670,000 from the sale of dried mulberries. In 2013, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) developed the program to work directly with farmers from the Mastung district in Balochistan to research and expand the market for mulberries across Pakistan.
Last updated: November 07, 2016