Month: July 2020

PAFAID successfully concludes provincial validation workshops

July 8-9, 2020: Despite COVID-19 challenges PAFAID has successfully concluded two provincial validation workshops for cattle meat value chain in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and apple value chain in Baluchistan. Value chain roadmaps, technical assessments, feasibility and gender studies developed by UNIDO experts in consultation with relevant stakeholders. These were shared and presented to stakeholders from …

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1st Project Steering Committee of the PAFAID Initiative: Value chain support through data approach

30 June, 2020:  Given the limitation of current COVID-19 pandemic, the Project for Agri-food and Agro-Industry Development Assistance (PAFAID) in Pakistan: Initiative for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan holds its 1st Project Steering Committee (PSC). As part of the inception phase, a new data- and evidence-based approach was piloted for this value chain performance project. A …

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Japan and UNIDO to support Agro-Industry Development in Pakistan

Islamabad, 5 August 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) received a US$5,2 million grant from the Government of Japan to support agri-food and agro-industry development in the Pakistani provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. ÔÇťAgriculture ensures food security and a growing agricultural sector boosts the national economy, reduces poverty and improves access to …

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