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United States and Pakistan Launch the Pakistan Reading Project

Islamabad, February 13, 2014 Islamabad, February 13, 2014 – The United States and Pakistan launched the Pakistan Reading Project today, marking the beginning of a five year, $160 million investment in reading education in Pakistan. Funded through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the project will improve the reading skills of 3.2 million children ...
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The United States Launches Pakistan’s Pioneering Mobile Agriculture Project

February 4, 2014 The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a new pilot project to introduce mobile enabled advisory and financial services for peach and potato farmers and fishermen in Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. As a result of this project, over 1,700 small and medium sized farms and 15,000 people in ...
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The United States Launches Pakistan’s Pioneering Mobile Agriculture Project

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a new pilot project to introduce mobile enabled advisory and financial services for peach and potato farmers and fishermen in Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. As a result of this project, over 1,700 small and medium sized farms and 15,000 people in Swat will gain access ...
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The United States Helps Revitalize Medicinal Plants and Honey Industry in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Entrepreneurs Project, has trained 24,000 small business owners in the field of medicinal plants and honey.  The Medicinal and Aromatic Plants and Honey Industry conference on February 3 featured discussions aimed at developing the medicinal plant and honey sector in Pakistan.  Plant collectors and ...
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Remarks at the U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue

Washington, DC | January 27, 2014 Secretary Kerry: Please, everybody. Well, good morning to all, to our friends from Pakistan, As-Salaam Alaikum. We’re very happy to welcome you here to Washington. A little cold, but at least it’s not snowing today. It’s a great pleasure for me to welcome Mr. Aziz and his team to ...
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