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Engro, USAID collaborate to support farmers

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article image ISLAMABAD: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Engro Foundation for generation of investment opportunities as well as the provision of access to modern information technology (IT) to farmers in Punjab. andquot;The MoU will be managed through USAIDand#39;s Punjab Enabling Environment Project, highlights the US governmentand#39;s commitment to support small…Read More

USAID funded training workshop commences at PMAS-AAUR

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article image RAWALPINDI: A two-day USAID training workshop on talent grooming and career counseling for scholars under USAID-funded Merit and Needs-Based Scholarship Programme (Phase II) commenced at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) here on Tuesday. The workshop is being arranged by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and USAID under the Pakistan-USAID Merit and Need Based Scholarship Programme with the aim to improve…Read More

USAID, PBIT sign MoU to boost horticulture, farm sectors

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The United States Agency for Interna¬tio¬nal Development (USAID) and the Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in order to promote investments in agriculture and horticulture sectors of the Punjab province. "Through this partnership both the sides will work together in promoting investment and creating jobs in livestock, dairy and horticulture sectors," said USAID Provincial Director for Punjab Dr…Read More

USAID, HEC give warm sendoff to students for US

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Senior officials from the USAID and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan held a send-off reception at the NUST for approximately two dozen students and faculty members who are departing for a semester abroad at Arizona State University. Over next four years, approximately 200 energy-engineering graduate students and faculty from the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) and the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar will…Read More

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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

USDA, USAID partner with UVAS to set up dairy research farm

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: In order to improve dairy production and resolve multiple issues in the farming sector Pakistan, USDA and USAID are partnering with the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) to establish the Pattoki Training and Research Demonstration Farm, a model dairy farm for high-producing breeds in the city. According to an official from the Punjab Livestock and Dairy Department, the demonstration farm will house approximately 50 imported Holstein heifers from the US…Read More

Intel, USAID join hands for quality education

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Intel Pakistan and USAID Pakistan Reading Project (PRP) have joined hands for better access to and enhanced quality of education in the lesser-developed regions of Pakistan. Intel Pakistan has undertaken the task of training at least 100 master trainers for USAID PRP to enhance their competencies in the effective use of ICT in school education, literacy and daily life through the Intel Education Initiative. Intel Pakistan is also committed to support of PRP field staff in…Read More

USAID organizes regulatory seminar on telecom sector

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The two-day event focusing on regulatory affairs of telecommunication sector was sorted by United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The primary objective for organizing this course was to exhibit the telecom model of US regulatory to the Pakistan’s telecom sector whereby enrolling the major do’s and don’ts for the headway and change of present framework. During the seminar, USA regulatory practices were apprised to the elite of Pakistan’s…Read More

USAID, TheNetwork marked disclosure of safe drinking water project

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and TheNetwork for Consumer Protection launched Ensuring Access to Safe Drinking Water’ project in order to enhance the drinking water quality in accordance with the global measures. TheNetwork CEO Nadeem Iqbal marked the launching project and said that it is extremely befuddling for buyers to see how to address issues in the event that they discover their drinking water polluted. "We need to bring…Read More

USAID, TheNetwork marked disclosure of safe drinking water project

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and TheNetwork for Consumer Protection launched 'Ensuring Access to Safe Drinking Water' project in order to enhance the drinking water quality in accordance with the global measures. TheNetwork CEO Nadeem Iqbal marked the launching of project and said that it is extremely befuddling for buyers to see how to address issues in the event that they discover their drinking water polluted. "We need to bring EPA,…Read More