The program will benefit 40 to 45 SMEs in date farming
from Khairpur and Sukkur through the provision of equipment such as food-grade plastic crates, boom sprayers, date palm dryers, etc.
Therefore, date farming
is benefiting thousands of households, with major beneficiaries being women who find decent opportunity to work in their area and enjoy financial empowerment by contributing a significant share in the household earnings.
A piece of land, measuring 1000 acres has been identified for investors to establish a state-of-art Date Farming
and Processing Unit at in D.I.
The Liwa Date Festival, which runs until July 25, promotes the UAE's heritage and history of date farming
and allows the exchange of technical expertise between farmers and government authorities to promote the country's flourishing date industry.
And, as far as I am aware, there are not a lot of fish, let along pearls, left in the Gulf and date farming
is not a major employer anywhere in the world.
Women are also trained on being attentive to details of the date farming
till the sorting of dates during the event.
The three-day festival showcases date farming
traditions, date and palm trading and a number of other cultural and heritage events such as weaving baskets as well as art galleries.
The Liwa Date Festival, which runs until 25th July, promotes the UAE's heritage and history of date farming
, while also encouraging the exchange of technical expertise between farmers and government authorities to promote the country's flourishing date industry to higher standards of excellence.
The monsoon season poses a serious threat to date farming
in Pakistan, as even a little rain would result in destroying almost 80% of the crop.
"The Liwa Date Festival is a platform that, in addition to showcasing our heritage, also helps to raise awareness about the best methods of date farming
PESHAWAR -- The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Board of Investment and Trade (KP-BoIT) is going to establish the first-ever Date Farming
and Processing Unit in DI Khan to increase the production of dates in the province.