The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad and Engro Fertilizers Limited inked a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in the development of “Integrated E- learning system for Agricultural Technology Transfer by Using Hybrid Approach” – a project being funded by Higher Education Commission (HEC) through its Technology Development Fund (TDF).
They MoU was duly singed by UAF Vice Chancellor Dr Muhammad Ashraf and Engro Fertilizer Chief Commercial Officer Amir Iqbal. It was also agreed upon to conduct joint field trials to develop agronomic recommendations and to further use that information in developing informative literature and videos for the farmers. They would also jointly organize workshops, seminars, training and conferences to seek feedback from the stakeholders and for their capacity building and developing a broader understanding of the project interventions.
They would engage farmers for the field activities and for working on developing community centres in the villages in collaboration with UAF, a per the project objectives (TDF).