Capacity building training workshop concludes at SAU

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Three-day training workshop on “Capacity building under Institutional Strengthening” organized by Sindh Agriculture University, Tando Jam concluded on Thursday with certificates distribution among participants from different institutions.

The capacity building training workshop on the Preparation of Resettlement Action Plan under “Institutional Strengthening of Project Coordination and Monitoring Unit (PCMU)” for Water-related policies and practices, focusing Sindh Water and Agriculture Transformation (SWAT) Project was organized by Sindh Agriculture University Tando Jam, in collaboration with Project Coordination and Monitoring Unit, Sindh Planning and Development.

The training was given to senior officers of agriculture extension, irrigation, SIDA, agriculture research and different institutions of the Sindh government under the supervision of experts from Sindh Agricultural University.

Addressing the closing ceremony, the Director General Agriculture Extension Hidayatullah Chhajro said the agricultural sector contributes to the country’s GDP with the help of agricultural production, agri-export, agro-based industries, foods, and livestock and its by-products, but agriculture is threatened by current conditions because of climate change, erratic rainfall, global warming, flood impacts and water scarcity, therefore food security is at stake and poverty rates have further increased.

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