USAID-ERDA to distribute wheat seeds, fertilizer among farmers

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USAID-ERDA will provide 613 tons of certified wheat seed and 1,226 tons of Sigle Super Phosphate (SSP) fertilizer to 12,250 flood affected farmers of Dera Ismail Khan within next 10 days.

USAID-ERDA has also started distribution of wheat seed and fertilizers on 1,900 acres (1900 beneficiaries) at Peshawar and will soon start wheat seed and fertilizer distribution to 850 farmers from Khyber District, said a press release.

Amir Afaq, Commissioner Dera Ismail Khan Division kicked off the distribution of the USAID’s Economic Recovery & Development Activity (USAID-ERDA) assisted certified wheat seed and fertilizers to the flood affected farmers of Dera Ismail Khan. The Commissioner was the chief guest of the launching ceremony of wheat seed and fertilizers distribution held on 24th November 2022 at the Model Farm Services Center, Dera Ismail Khan.—APP