The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has expressed hope to extend exports to high-end markets, rising revenues for Pakistani mango farmers and exporters by facilitating infrastructure upgrades, introducing new technologies and promoting market opportunities.
While speaking at a Mango Gala organized by stakeholders so as to celebrate this long-run partnership and its several achievements, USAID Pakistan Mission Director German Bisson aforementioned that the U.S., through USAID, was proud to partner with the Pakistan mango sector in developing new markets, whereas making certain compliance with international grading standards and export protocols. we wish to make sure that Pakistani mangoes area unit competitive on the international market.
As a part of the U.S. Government’s efforts to strengthen Pakistan’s agricultural sector, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has been operating with the Pakistani government and personal sector since 2009 to expand the market of Pakistani mangoes globally.
USAID/Pakistan Mission Director German Bisson, Chairman of the Pakistan Agricultural analysis Council (PARC) Dr. Yusuf Zafar, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and trade (FPCCI) President Ghazanfar Bilour, and Mango grower’s from everywhere the country attended the Gala.
The event brought along stakeholders from the general public and personal sectors to analyze trends and opportunities, acknowledge native farmers’ innovations in, and affirm USAID’s commitment towards raise Pakistan’s mango sector.
USAID launched the U.S.-Pakistan Partnership for Agricultural Market Development in February 2015 to enhance the selling capability of 4 Pakistani price chains; meat, high price and off-season vegetables, mangoes, and citrus.
Since 2009, USAID has supported mango farmers in upgrading fruit process technologies and addressing export protocols a lot of with efficiency. Underneath the project’s grant program, USAID has provided thirteen progressive mango graders.