PAFAID Press

UNIDO is Enhancing the Collaboration of Stakeholders for Apple Value Chain (AVC) in Balochistan with the First Public Private Partnership (PPP) Platform

Established under PAFAID project, the objective of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Platform for the Apple Value Chain (AVC) in Balochistan is to enhance the collaboration of public and private sectors stakeholders in piloting applications of the compliance capacities and value addition practices in the apple value chain in Balochistan. The forum also supported the development …

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Second Project Steering Committee validates PAFAID progress and future activities

12 January, 2021:  “The Project for Agri-Food and Agro-Industry Development Assistance (PAFAID) conducts the second Project Steering Committee (PSC) meeting comprising of key national and provincial stakeholders to provide overall guidance and monitor the implementation of the programme. With the participation of federal and provincial counterparts, the PSC has successfully validated the project progress report and …

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Series of awareness raising sessions conducted in KP and Balochistan

September 17-24, 2020: The Project for Agri-food and Agro-industry Development Assistance in Pakistan (PAFAID) has conducted four awareness raising sessions on subjects related to cattle meat value chain in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and apple value chain in Balochistan. Sessions were held including a session on post-mortem inspection and good hygiene practices (GHP), ante-mortem inspection and good …

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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. “Agriculture ensures food security and a growing agricultural sector boosts the national economy, reduces poverty and improves access to …

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