FAISALABAD: David Wolf, Deputy Agriculture Counsellor at the United States Embassy in Islamabad, said on Saturday that productivity of farms could be increased in Pakistan by education of farmers in use of modern equipment. He said climate in Pakistan was suitable for agriculture. He was addressing the concluding session of a three-day training programme on Demonstration and Dissemination of Irrigation Techniques. The programme was arranged jointly by Water Management Research Centre at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) at Chak No159-GB Mongi Bangla. The Agriculture Counsellor said the US would continue assisting Pakistan in the uplift of its agriculture sector.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 23rd, 2012.
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