FAO in Pakistan
Peshawar (20/02/2024): The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), under USAID-funded project:...
Islamabad: In a significant collaborative effort, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations...
Islamabad (20/12/2023): The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), in collaboration with key partners including the...
Islamabad; July 2, 2015: The Government of Japan has agreed to fund the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to implement a project worth about 5 million USD (approximately 507 million PKR) for the recovery and development of the agricultural sector in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas...
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the Ministry of National Food Security and Research, the Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) and the U.S. Department for Agriculture (USDA) convened a one-day commodity-based workshop on “Balanced Use of Fertilizers and Food Security Focussing on Rice...
Livestock is the main source of livelihood for a large number of families in Balochistan and also contributes a major share in the GDP of the province. However, livestock diseases are a major hurdle in gaining optimum production from the livestock. Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) can cause havoc for...
Women play an active role in performing various livestock related activities in Pakistan. However, they usually are not involved in formulation and implementation of livestock development projects. To train female farmers on the prevention and control of livestock diseases, FAO ‘projects “Progressive Control of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in...
Minimal information has been documented on the role of wildlife in maintaining and spreading transboundary animal diseases (TADs) including foot and mouth disease (FMD) as well as peste des petits ruminants (PPR) in Pakistan. To bring Wildlife Department- Sindh on board, FAO projects “Progressive Control of FMD” and “Progressive Control...