Establishment of Pak-Korea Agriculture research center in Islamabad

The governments of Pakistan and Korea have decided to establish Pak-Korea Agriculture research center to boost Agriculture sector in Islamabad.

Establishment of Pak-Korea Agriculture research center in IslamabadThe memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between governments for Pak-Korea Agriculture research center will be expected in next month.

Space has been fixed in Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) for Pak-Korea Agriculture research in Islamabad.

PARC is the apex national organization working in close collaboration with other federal and provincial institutions in the country to provide science based solutions to agriculture of Pakistan through its statutory functions. PARC realized its responsibilities to play advisory role for the promotion of Agricultural Enterprises by using loan scheme by the Govt of Pakistan and other organizations.

Currently PARC has seven divisions; five technical divisions: “Plant Sciences”, “Animal Sciences”, “Social Sciences”, “Natural Resources”, “Agricultural Engineering” and Two services divisions:  “Finance” and “Coordination & Monitoring”.

Official sources said that Rural Development Administration of Korea and PARC have agreed to establish joint Pak-Korea Agriculture research center to promote agriculture science and technology in Pakistan.

Koeran international department (KOPIA) will work for the betterment of small famers in Pakistan.

Researchers belongs from agricultural sector of Pakistan will be provided training and exchange of research technology in the agriculture sector.

The organization will provide skills and training to agriculture scientists and farmers in Pakistan.