Fauji Fertilizer Company (FFC) has formally inaugurated its non-profit ‘Food Security and Agriculture Center of Excellence’ at Rahim Yar Khan with the aim to address issues pertaining to national food security and farmer’s prosperity.
To mark the initiation of this non-profit programme, a vibrant ceremony was held at Ahmedpur Lamma region of Rahim Yar Khan which was presided over by FFC Chief Executive & Managing Director Lt Gen (r) Tariq Khan and attended by CEOs from partner organizations, including Askari Bank, Al Khidmat Foundation, Alight Pakistan, Educate a Child, Syngenta, Tech Valley, Sealion Solar Industries etc.
Renowned US-based agriculturist Dave Gerrard also attended the ceremony.
The programme titled ‘FACE’ is an all-inclusive one-window solution for farmers and marginalized segments of the society with services including capacity building and technical support for farmers on modern lines with an introduction to climate-smart agriculture amongst rural, financial empowerment and provision of agriculture machinery to the farmers.
Speaking on the occasion, the FFC chief reaffirmed his company’s complete support and patronage towards redressal of issues faced by farmers and agriculture in Pakistan. He mentioned the impact of climate change and the notable initiatives FFC is undertaking towards mitigation of such issues.