Enabling the disadvantaged: ACIAR vegetable value chain project helps small onion farmers in Tando Allahyar, Sindh, earn higher profits

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Onion is one of the major vegetable crops in Pakistan and most of its producers are smallholder farmers. Due to smaller land holding, traditional farming practices and prevailing marketing system, they are unable to received better price for their produce and cannot uplift their living standards. The current marketing system prefers volume over the quality…
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Dutch Ambassador to Pakistan meets small-scale potato farmers for update on potato capacity-building project

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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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Global rescue plan needed for fruit and vegetable diversity

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UN Food Systems Summit 2021 brief charts a path forward to conserve precious genetic resources for future food crop options. The many fruit and vegetable species in food production systems contributing essential nutrients to human diets are under threat from land use, climate change, and other factors, reports a United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS)…
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Onion value chain interventions increase incomes for growers in Sindh province, Pakistan

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Mr Quraish and Mr Babar are both members of the Strengthening Vegetable Value Chains in Pakistan (SVVCP) onion farmer’s group, from the village Ibrahim Shah in district Tando Allahyar Sindh, who are keen on increasing their yields and sales of their produce.
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Farmers learn advanced nursery raising techniques to strengthen Pakistan’s vegetable value chains

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Onion and chilli farmers from villages in Pakistan’s Sindh province have come together to learn best practices of vegetable nursery raising as part of the CABI-led Strengthening Vegetable Value Chains Project (SVVCP) project funded by the Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research (ACIAR). The farmers from Ibrahim Shah and Khari Mohammad of district Tando Allahyar…
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