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UNIDO with Public Private Partnership is paving the way for economic uplift in agriculture sector in Balochistan

Under The Project for Agri-Food and Agro-industry Development Assistance (PAFAID) funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), UNIDO organized the second Public Private Partnership (PPP) meeting on 30 March, 2022 in Quetta, Balochistan province.  The Secretary Agriculture and Cooperative Department Balochistan, Mr. Umaid Ali Khokhar, chaired the PPP meeting. This platform will encourage effective operationalization and implementation of the Apple Value …

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UNIDO capacitated Farmers from Balochistan with training on Good Agriculture Practices and Basic Hygiene Requirements

A training on Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) and Basic Hygiene Requirements for farmers from Balochistan was organized by UNIDO under The Project for Agri-Food and Agro-industry Development Assistance (PAFAID) funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) from 12 to 13 March 2022.  Attended by 30 male farmers, this training was held in Union Council Khanozai, District Pishin, Balochistan province. With …

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UNIDO improves the efficiency of Regional Pesticides Quality control and Research Lab in Balochistan province by upgrading lab infra-structure, provisioning lab equipment and building the capacity of lab staff

UNIDO under The Project for Agri-Food and Agro-Industry Development Assistance funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) upgraded the Regional Pesticides Quality control and Research Lab Agriculture Extension Department, Balochistan by upgrading lab infra-structure, provisioning lab equipment and enhanced the capacity of lab staff through training. A series of training on installation of Ultra-Performance Liquid Chromatography (UPLC) was held at Regional Pesticides Quality …

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Improved Food Safety and Hygiene Guides for the Meat Value Chain in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

Peshawar, 27 January 2022 –  The KP Food Safety and Halal Food Authority (KPFSHFA), Livestock and Dairy Development Department (LDD) and the Local Council Board (LCB) launched the Good Hygiene Practices (GHP) and the Good Animal Husbandry Practices (GAHP) guidelines under the Project for Agri-food and Agro-industry Development (PAFAID). Funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and …

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UNIDO Trains Women Farmers from Balochistan Good Agricultural Practices and Basic Hygiene Requirements

On 28 Feb 2022, a training session on Good Agriculture Practices and Basic Hygiene Requirements for women farmers from Balochistan was organized by United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) under the Project for Agri-food and Agro-industry Development (PAFAID) funded the by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The training which was stretched over one day was held in in Kili Qambrani district Quetta and attended by 25 …

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UNIDO conducts high-level exposure visit to Lahore to promote knowledge sharing and public-private partnership across the meat value chain in Pakistan

Lahore, 15-16 December 2021 – A high level delegation of government officials from Khyber Pakhtunkhawa (KP) was invited on an Exposure Visit to Lahore under UNIDO’s Project for Agri-Food and Agro-industry Development Assistance in Pakistan. Hosted by the University Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), the delegation comprised representatives from the KP Food Safety & Halal Food …

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Training of Trainers on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) in Balochistan

The month-long training for trainers on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) to improve Apple production, was organized by UNIDO under PAFAID funded by JICA, has concluded on 10 December 2021. A follow up 5-day in person session of ToT on GAP which was led by international Expert Ms. Jenna Wijngaarde was held in Quetta, Balochistan province, …

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UNIDO under PAFAID is enhancing the agriculture production in Balochistan through training on Good Agriculture practices

8 – 12 November 2021: Training of Trainers on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) to improve apple production in Balochistan province was organized by UNIDO under PAFAID. An international expert Ms. Jenna Wijngaarde delivered the technical session remotely via zoom while the training was held in person at National Institute of Management Quetta in Balochistan province. It was attended by a group of Master …

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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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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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