Ministry of National Food Security and Research and USAID have jointly launched four-year Pakistan Agricultural Technology Transfer project in Islamabad today.
Partnering with roughly thirty of the largest private agri-technology businesses, this initiative will introduce advanced technologies to an estimated 122,500 farmers.
Speaking on the occasion, Chairman Pakistan Agriculture Research Council Dr. Yusaf Zafar said with this intervention the pace of development will increase multifold.
USAID Mission Director Jerry Bisson said that this project will help Pakistani farmers realize the full potential of their land and labor and partnership with key private sector players will help connect farmers to each other, new techniques, timely weather data, and the supply chain network.
Source: Radio Pakistan