PARC to organize national seminar on olive culture



Pakistan Agriculture Research Council would organize ‘National Olive Culture Seminar’, to encourage and promote olive cultivation across the potential areas of the country to enhance domestic edible oil production, besides reducing reliance on imported commodity.

The seminar would be organized under National Olive Cultivation Program in collaboration with international donor agencies, development partners and local industry involved in olive production and its value addition, said Dr Hassan Tariq, National Project Director Olive Cultivation Program.

Talking to APP here on Thursday, he said that the event would be attended by the olive experts, research scientists from different countries including Spain and Italy and share their knowledge and experiences for promotion of olive cultivation in the country.

Besides, a large number of local farmers, representatives of industrial sector, research scientists, academia and representatives of provincial agriculture extension would also attend the seminar —APP