KARACHI: International Trade Centre (ITC) has collaborated with All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers and Merchants Association (PFVA) to help uplift horticulture and livestock sectors in Sindh and Balochistan.

The ITC, a subsidy of the World Bank, will assist PFVA in supporting small and medium size enterprises in development of the horticulture and livestock sectors in the two provinces.

An ITC delegation, led by Chief of Section and Enterprise Competitive Section Robert Skidmore, held a meeting with PFVA Patron-in-Chief Waheed Ahmed and former chairman Aslam Pakhali.

The delegation informed PFVA members about ITC’s plan to extend financial assistance to small-scale agri farmers and livestock sector in Sindh and Balochistan under the six-year Growth for Rural Advancement and Sustainable Progress (GRASP) Project.

The project, with a total budget of €48 million, is funded by a delegation of the European Union.

Published in Dawn, July 23rd, 2019