COMSTECH spent $ 2.39 million on 259 projects in OIC region to promote S&T

ISLAMABAD: COMSTECH had spent $ 2.39 million on 259 projects to promote science and

technology in OIC countries since 2011.

According to a report of Coordinator General, COMSTECH 2011- 16, $ 1,93,000 granted for

161 COMSTECH/TWAS projects in 16 countries, $ 1,155,004 for 92 COMSTECH-IFS

programs in 24 countries and $ 47,250 were spent on six COMSTECH/WHO-EMRO in four


The purpose of the collaboration under COMSTECH-IFA was to

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USAID trains grape farmers in Potohar region

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

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