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Pakistan - 16th on Climate Change Vulnerability Index, 10th most affected as a result of climate change

Islamabad (Staff Reporter)Agro-ecological monitoring of ecosystems is an essential component for management of natural resources. Efforts are needed to assess and document the status of rangelands in the country by using the latest techniques. Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (ARC) has established Rangeland Research Institute at NARC for various research and development activities relating to rangelands in the country. This was stated by Chairman PARC Dr.

USAID AND TELENOR JOIN FORCES IN PAKISTAN

Islamabad - The United States Agency for International Development(USAID) and Telenor have joined hands to work for the socio-economic progress of Pakistan. Their main aim would be to support initiatives in the fields of Health, Governance, Education and Agriculture.

USAID'S COOPERATION PIVOTAL IN BOOSTING AGRI PRODUCTION - BOSAN

Islamabad - Pakistan’s partnership with USAID is destined to explore new avenues in agri-development. USAID’s cooperation in agricultural sector has been pivotal in boosting agricultural production through development of new crop varieties, better irrigation and management practices. In addition to research, USAID’s assistance in agri-business has contributed much towards investment, revenue and employment generation.

Consumers in Mardan to get increased power supply as USAID helps to improve transmission system

Rawat (Rawalpindi) - U.S. Agency for International Development Mission Director to Pakistan John Groarke inaugurated two new autotransformers for the Mardan Grid Station in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and presented tools and trucks to power distribution companies in a ceremony held today at the Rawat Grid Station.  The U.S. government is helping the National Transmission and Dispatch Company upgrade its network to accommodate Pakistan’s increasing demand for electricity.

United States Assisting Pakistan to Develop Standards for Urdu Reading Skills

Islamabad, June 12, 2015 - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training concluded a week-long workshop to establish national standards for Urdu reading skills.  The program was led by the Pakistan Reading Project, a program funded by USAID.  Thomas LeBlanc, USAID Pakistan's Education Office Director, and Mr.

U.S.A TRAINS FARMERS FOR BETTER WATER MANAGEMENT

Islamabad - On October 28, 32 Pakistani professionals from the water management and agriculture sectors who participated in a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) training program in 2012 and 2014 met at the Serena Hotel to discuss follow-up actions from their visits to the United States and Australia. Representatives from both the public and private sectors were able discuss how they would apply the techniques they learned from the training to improve irrigation practices in Pakistan.

 

USAID INCREASES INCOME OF 75000 FAMILIES

Islamabad; The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Entrepreneurs Project, has helped increase the incomes of 75,000 beneficiaries over the past three years. From June 2011 to August 2014, USAID’s Entrepreneurs Project led strategic economic development initiatives in 26 districts across Pakistan’s four provinces to foster the development of Pakistan’s honey, medicinal and aromatic plants, hand-embellished fabrics, and dairy sectors.

U.S. Recognizes the Brave Women of FATA and KP Province for International Women’s Day

Islamabad– The United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), recognizes the bravery and determination of the women of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) who have endured loss, but are determined to resume a normal life for themselves and their families. Through the USAID funded Conflict Victims Support Program, families and child survivors of conflict in KP and FATA receive economic, social, and medical assistance, as well as scholarships.

TRAINING IN AUSTRALIA FOR PAKISTAN WATER MANAGEMENT FUNDED BY USAID

ISLAMABAD – February 21th 2014 – United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Training for Pakistan Project (TFP) funded the attendance of eight representatives from Pakistan’s public and private sectors to attend a two-week on-farm water management and command area development training in Australia. At a debriefing today in Islamabad the delegates reflected on their positive benefits of the training and outlined plans to utilize their training to ensure more farmers across Pakistan use efficient irrigation methods.

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