On the request of the Government of Pakistan (GoP), UNIDO has developed the PAFAID which is a four year (July 2019 to June 2023) project and will be implemented in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in close collaboration with Ministry of National Food Security and Research and provincial Agriculture Departments. The long-term goal of the project is to revitalize the livelihood of value chain actors in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan, covering their daily income from the apple and cattle value chains and improve practices of food manufacturers and processors along with the related enabling environment through the following specific objectives;

  • Improved compliance and productive capacities piloted in the cattle meat value chain in pre-selected districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Value addition and improved compliance practices piloted for the apple value chain in Balochistan

Through the project,

  • 5,000 additional jobs will be created for women, men, girls, and boys
  • 25,000 women, men, girls and boys (living under poverty) will gain access to quality-assured products
  • 50,000 beneficiaries (Women & men, girls & boys) will have improvement livelihood through project activities