Tag: agribusiness

USAID agribusiness project helps 27,000 farmers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The USAID has recently held a ceremony showcasing a successful agricultural programme that shared modern techniques with 27,000 farmers and helped to increase agricultural exports by $34 million. The USAID agribusiness project worked with both small farmers and larger producers to increase productivity and quality while reaching new domestic and international markets. The four-year programme, which ends this month, created jobs for 14,000 Pakistanis. "The…Read More

Increasing role of agribusiness in farm economics

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article image Agriculture is considered the backbone of our national economy. Pakistan’s agriculture contributes approximately 20.8 per cent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), provides a large scale employment and fulfills the food and nutritional requirements of the nation. It provides important raw materials for some major industries. Pakistani agriculture faces numerous challenges with a rapidly changing business environment, pace of technological globalization, competitive…Read More