Nestlé, PAD ink two MoUs

LAHORE – Nestlé Pakistan and the Punjab Agriculture Department have signed two MoUs, enabling the two partners to collaborate for improving agricultural sustainability for the Chaunsa Mango sector and another on Water Resource Management.
For the Chaunsa Project, Nestlé Pakistan shall take on board Mango Research Institute, Multan as a research partner. The company hopes that for the access to latest research in the mango sector as well as best farm practices will enable them to build on the work it is already doing with mango farmers.
Under the Water Resource Management Project, Nestlé will partner with the Water Management Wing of the Department for a programme which offers a 60% subsidy to farmers who employ High Efficiency Irrigation Systems (drip irrigation) and other water conservation techniques, technologies and practices. Nestlé will bear the 40% share that the farmer owes to the government.