Agriculture and rural development

Research & Development Project for Vegetables, Olives, Citrus and Deciduous Fruit Crops

Introduction and development of new vegetables, olives, citrus and deciduous fruit crops in the three provinces through a programme of research, experimentation and training. Introduction of mechanisation equipment for horticultural crops and field demonstration of appropriate techniques. Creation of farmer associations for mechanisation services, equipment management and maintenance. The programme was implemented in five years in close collaboration with the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council-PARC, and with the scientific support of Italian specialised institutes for the provision of germplasm for breeding and selection purposes.

  • Country Pakistan
  • Starting date 1986
  • Completion date 1993
  • Amount € 3,610,000.00
  • Donors MAE (Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs)