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ASF plans workshops to boost farmers skills

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: In pursuit of its goal to stimulate the growth of agriculture sector in Pakistan through support of stakeholders in this sector, the Agribusiness Support Fund (ASF) has launched a series of workshops aimed at providing professional knowledge to people working in agricultural sector. According to details, these workshops have been planned in three major cities of Pakistan, Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad, said a spokesman of the ASF. He said that the first three-…Read More

ASF promises to help Pak fruit growers boost exports

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Agribusiness support initiative has enabled fruit growers to get international quality certification, providing access to lucrative new markets and boosting incomes for farmers.Agribusiness Support Fund, a not-for-profit company established by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in 2006, under the $18 million, ADB supported Agribusiness Development and Diversification Project."ADB’s assistance to the Agribusiness Support Fund was part of a broader project to diversify…Read More

USAID, ASF join h and s to boost Pak livestock productivity

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article image TAFF REPORT IBD: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Agribusiness Support Fund (ASF) will jointly implement a five-year USAID’s agribusiness project to increase competitiveness and productivity of horticulture and livestock sectors."This project is part of the broaderUSgovernment commitment to help strengthenPakistan’s economy," said Dr Andrew Sisson, Director of USAID, in a statement.He said that the project will have a positive transformative effect…Read More