Pakistan Resilience Conference Convenes Stakeholders to Chart Way Forward

The IFPRI-led Pakistan Strategy Support Program (PSSP) and the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) jointly organized a conference on “Resilience for Agricultural Growth, Food Security, Nutrition and Rural Development in Pakistan” on December 16, 2014.

 

The keynote address by Dr. Sohail J. Malik, Chairman of Innovative Development Strategies (Pvt) Ltd. (IDS) offered suggestions for connecting the disconnects to create a more resilient Pakistan. He noted the importance of agriculture for the country’s resilience and called for a systems approach inclusive of stakeholders from all sectors to build resilience for food and nutrition security and ensure that poor people improve their well-being.

 

The event was held as a result of a consultative process led by the Planning Commission of Pakistan and the Ministry for National Food Security and Research with support from the USAID-funded PSSP.

 

Watch video clips from the conference and click here to view the conference agenda. Read more about the event in the USAID Press Release.