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Boosting socio-economic gender equity for smallholder potato farmers in Pakistan
August 31, 2022
Hafiz ur Rehman, Muhammad Asif, Qadeer Ahmad
Conventional farming systems in Pakistan deprive smallholder potato farmers (both men and women) of the fair and equitable social and financial gains they deserve as a result of social, marketing, and technical challenges.
Vegetable project in Pakistan build capacity of agriculture extension staff on value chain approach in Punjab and Sindh
August 15, 2022
Azeem Hayder, Habat Ullah Asad, Hafiz ur Rehman, Rehan Riaz
Smallholder farmers constitute a major part of the vegetable industry in Pakistan. However, these farmers cannot effectively participate and benefit from the existing vegetable supply chains due to various reasons such as social, financial and market constraints. In addition, a production-orientated mindset can also lead to poor quality and low prices.
Women and youth play key role in nutritional aspects of Pakistan’s potato value chain
August 11, 2022
Hafiz ur Rehman, Muhammad Asif, Rahila Ishaq
In Pakistan, rural women and youth constitute more than half of the country’s 220 million population and are responsible for multiple roles in different aspects of crop and food production. This blog is published ahead of International Youth Day on Friday 12 August, 2022.
Dutch Ambassador to Pakistan meets small-scale potato farmers for update on potato capacity-building project
June 29, 2021
Hafiz ur Rehman, Maila al Saba Shah, Umair Safdar, Yasar Saleem Khan
Potato is an important vegetable crop of Pakistan with 88% of production linked to Punjab state – of which 70% comes from within four districts; Okara, Sahiwal, Pakpattan and Kasur in Pakistan.
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