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PPAF, Lasbela University to collaborate on water engagement

December 29, 2018

On 29th December, 2018, an MoU signed between Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund and Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water & Marine Sciences (LUAWMS). Prof. Dr. Dost Muhammad Baloch, VC, LUAWMS & Ms. Simi Kamal, Senior Group Head from PPAF signed the MoU.

LUAWMS was established in 2005 by the Government of Balochistan vide Balochistan Ordinance No.1/2005. The university is a breeding ground for the skilled professionals, who are the dire need of Pakistan in general and Balochistan in particular, for utilizing the agricultural resources, conserving the water resources and marine ecosystem. The University has highly qualified scientists, eminent economists and enlightened literary figures.

Under the MoU, PPAF and LUAWMS will collaborate on PPAF’s upcoming Balochistan Water Engagement 2019. They will collaborate in conducting research, conferences and workshops on the issues of water challenges in Balochistan related to national, regional policies and poverty reduction programmes.