Minister for National Food Security Syed Fakhar Imam has appreciated the support of the Dutch government in building the capacity of farmers in Pakistan.
He was speaking at the launch of a capacity building project for potato growers in Punjab, hosted by the Netherlands in Islamabad today (Friday).
The Minister expressed the hope that the Pakistani farmers will acquire techniques and skills to enhance their productivity.
Dutch Ambassador Wouter Plomp in his remarks said that food security is a growing concern globally, especially in this region due to impacts of climate change and rapid increase in population.
Source: Radio Pakistan