Tag: Potohar

Deal inked to boost olive production in Potohar region

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During the first annual meeting of the Olive Development Group (ODG), USAID Punjab Enabling Environment Project (PEEP) and Allied Foods signed a grant to establish a mobile olive extraction unit. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Punjab established the ODG in May 2016 as part of their combined effort […]…Read More

USAID trains grape farmers in Potohar region

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STAFF REPORT ISB: A training session to impart knowledge about advanced techniques amongst farmers for grape production was organized by United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The farmers of Potwar region were familiarized with the new techniques and the ways through which they can connect to processors, merchants and exports to get maximum out of the potential benefit. Scott Hocklander, Director Economic Growth and Agriculture, USAID said, "The grape farming in…Read More

PODA initiates water project for Potohar region

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article image STAFF REPORT CHAKWAL: The Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy (PODA) with the support of KGF Foundation has started a project to provide water supply to the people of only rain-fed Potohar region. This project is implemented among 300 rural families of village Naramughlan of the district. Under this project, rain water harvesting is done with the participation of community especially rural women for their drinking, domestic usage, livestock and food production. PODA field…Read More