Agricultural Innovation Program for Pakistan

Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) for Pakistan is working to sustainably increase agricultural productivity and incomes in the agricultural sector through the promotion and dissemination of modern technologies/practices in the livestock, horticulture (fruits and vegetables) and cereals (wheat, maize and rice) sector. The project aims to foster emergence of a dynamic, responsive, and competitive system of science and innovation in Pakistan. This project is rooted in the principles of Agricultural Research for Development (AR4D), with particular emphasis on building partnerships between public research and those it serves, including farmers and the private sector; increasing investments; generating, sharing, and making use of agricultural knowledge for development; and demonstrating and building awareness of the development impacts and returns from agricultural innovation.