PROMISE

National Agriculture Emergency Programme on crops, livestock, fisheries, agriculture markets and conserving water

Led by: 

Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research

Initiatives: 

“Launch PTI’s agriculture policy to increase farmer profitability; reduce taxes on
diesel; introduce regenerative agriculture and weed management; encourage a change in
crop-mix; and optimise subsidy programme along with other initiatives”

“Collaborate with financial institutions and mobile money operators to develop
innovative, easy to access and subsidised lending products for farmers such as warehouse
receipt financing”

“Initiate market and storage expansion drive to ensure competitive prices, including
legislation to permit private sector participation. Develop incentive plan to encourage SME
level food processing with focus on export”

“Launch plan to become self-sufficient in milk and milk based products, and introduce
a programme to massively expand meat production, in order to bring prosperity to millions
of small livestock farmers”

“Take immediate steps to expedite construction of Diamer-Bhasha dam, by the year
2028. Kick-off preparation of master water plans within each province. Kick-off a
programme to massively expand water conservation efforts, including in agriculture,
through smart interventions to reduce water losses and through improved monitoring”

Milestones of federal government: 

  • National agriculture emergency working group established – Complete
  • National livestock emergency working group established - Complete 

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