Pakistani universities join SCO Agri Universities Alliance

Observer Report

Three Pakistani universities, including PMAS-Arid Agriculture University and Bahauddin Zakariya University, joined the SCO Agricultural Universities Alliance (SCO-AUA) at the Inaugural Ceremony of SCO-AUA held in China’s northwestern city of Yangling.

According to Gwadar Pro, the alliance, first initiated by the Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University (NWAFU) in China, is designed to unite SCO member countries around the cause of joint talent cultivation and technological cooperation.

They will also promote the research achievements to the industry by strengthening cooperation with the government and the industry. “SCO member states enjoy broad prospects for cooperation.

With similar climate, ecological environment and animal and plant adaptations, we share share the common goals of ensuring food security and deepening cooperation in modern agriculture in arid and semi-arid areas.”