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UNIDO upgrades Balochistan’s first food processing facility for women to international standards

UNIDO’s PAFAID upgraded Baluchistan’s first food processing facility for women under the Agriculture Extension Department. This UNIDO initiative upgraded the facility to meet international standards, starting with crucial infrastructure upgrades, civil works were addressed, the food processing area was standardized, sanitation was improved with drainage repairs, and a reliable power supply with UPS backup was ensured. Under this initiative, the facility […]

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Empowering Meat Processors in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province:UNIDO’s Training for a Promising Future in the Meat Processing Industry

(12-15 June 2023) UNIDO’s training sessions on meat processing, food safety, and value-added products have yielded positive results in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province. The collaborative effort between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety & Halal Food Authority (KPFS&HFA), Livestock & Dairy Development (L&DD), University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), and funding from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) had

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UNIDO Recognizes Balochistan’s Apple Farmers for Embracing Sustainable Agriculture Practices

At UNIDO, we are thrilled to announce the successful conclusion of the Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) competition where we celebrated the widespread adoption of GAP under the Project for Agri-Food and Agro-Industry Development Assistance in Pakistan (PAFAID) funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). This momentous event was made possible through the support of the Department of Agriculture & Cooperative Government of Balochistan. 

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UNIDO strengthens the capacity of apple value chain actors through a series of training on New Techniques and Technologies on pre-processing and processing of Apple in Balochistan province

UNIDO under PAFAID strengthens the capacity of apple value chain actors through a series of training on “New Techniques and Technologies on pre-processing and processing of Apple in Balochistan province”. The training was attended by apple value chain actors, from five districts of Balochistan province namely: Quetta, Pishin, Ziarat, Killa Abdullah, and Killa Saifullah, including transporters, wholesalers, cold storage owners, representatives of

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UNIDO holds Safe Meat Butcher Shops Competition in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to promote Good Hygiene Practices and Strengthen Food Safety Compliance

Previous Next (Peshawar, 1 Feb 2023):  The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) organized the Safe Meat Butcher Shops Competition under the Project for Agri-food and Agro-industry Development (PAFAID) -a project funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) being implemented by UNIDO in close coordination with the Government of Pakistan.  The competition results were

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First Ever Student Packaging Solution Competition to introduce new Apple packaging solutions in Balochistan

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Balochistan University of Information Technology Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS), Dr. Abdul Rehman Khan, Participated in and appreciated Pakistan’s first ever-student packaging solution competition among Balochistan top-ranked universities and colleges organized by UNIDO under PAFAID funded by JICA in collaboration with Balochistan Food Authority (BFA), World Packaging Organization (WPO), and National Incubation

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UNIDO Training Coordinators visit PAFAID’s project district to monitor Good Agriculture Practices training and upcoming farmers’ competition in Balochistan

Training Coordinators visited four districts of Balochistan namely Ziarat, Killa Saifullah, Pishin, and Killa Abdullah under UNIDO project The Project for Agri-Food and Agro-industry Development Assistance in Pakistan (PAFAID) funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (@JicaPakistan). The purpose of the visit was to ensure the going Good Agriculture practices (GAP) are being exercised that were

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UNIDO imparts Environmental Management System based on ISO 14001:2015 knowledge to public partners in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province for an improved meat value chain

(Peshawar, 28 October 2022) A two-day training on Understanding ISO 14001:2015 was organized by UNIDO under the PAFAID Meat value chain in collaboration with Tekcellent Private Limited and was held in Peshawar, KP province. This state-of-the-art training was designed to build an understanding of the Environmental Management System based on ISO 14001:2015, acquainting them with

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A four-day training for master trainers covering food safety, hygiene, and industrial meat processing for the Meat Value Chain in KP was organized by UNIDO

A four-day training for master trainers covering food safety, hygiene, and industrial meat processing for #MeatValueChain in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province was organized by UNIDOunder PAFAID with JICA funding. Introduced first time in Pakistan the Static Flying Frame method of dehiding reduces the damage to hides and skins resulting in better quality and higher value for

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UNIDO boosts compliance and productive capacities of cattle farmers from District Dera Ismail Khan Khyber Pakhtunkhwa through training on Good Animal Husbandry Practices

UNIDO, along with public partners, is expanding the productive capacity of cattle farmers from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province for achieving a sustainable future, under The Project for Agri-Food and Agro-Industry Development Assistance (PAFAID) funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Organized by UNIDO, two training events on Good Animal Husbandry Practices were held Livestock

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