UNIDO is contributing in the economic uplift of Balochistan’s agriculture sector through Public Private Partnership

The third Public Private Partnership (PPP) meeting was organized by UNIDO under The Project for Agri-Food and Agro-industry Development Assistance (PAFAID) funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (@JicaPakistan) on 4 August 2022 in Quetta, Balochistan.

The Director Headquarters Agriculture Extension Balochistan, Mr. Muhammad Nadeem Irshadchaired the PPP meeting. Speaking to the audience he stressed that this Platform will encourage effective operationalization and implementation of PPP strategies in the Apple Value Chain which is being developed by UNIDO in consultation with the Agriculture Department and other key stakeholders. The agriculture department will facilitate the implementation of the apple value chain development and investment strategy. It will provide every possible support to the business community in Balochistan.

Stakeholders of this platform include members from academia, development agencies, industry associations, and a range of target beneficiaries from the apple value chain such as the apple farmers association, transporters, wholesalers, cold storage owners, etc.

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