Khushhali Microfinance Bank inks MOU with PARC to promote sustainable agriculture through on-farm training of farmers

Date: November 9, 2017

Khushhali Microfinance Bank has signed an agreement with Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) in its pursuit of achieving the goal of promoting sustainable agricultural environment for the farmers in the rural areas of Pakistan. The alliance aims at facilitating smallfarmers byproviding them expert training session which will benefit them to adapt modern cultivation techniques in their farming under the climate change scenario. According to the agreement, PARC, through these expert training sessions, will educate the farmers to boost their yield by cultivating high yielding disease resistant varieties, efficient use of fertilizers and pesticides, land preparation and post-harvest techniques.

Khushhali bank’s agreement with PARC follows the bank’s earnest efforts of providing a flourishing environment to small farmers through a combination of its financial services and its CSR activities entailing regular training programs for the farmers, who lack adequate knowledge of profitable farm business.