Pakistan: Formation of District Forums

Two district forums have been established in district Sargodha (on December 12, 2018) and Khushab (on March 6, 2019). The main purpose of these forums is to involve different Government departments, civil society organizations and farmers for consultation and put their inputs for the promotion of integrated farming systems, sharing of incentives and information about Government schemes for the benefits of smallholder farmers in twenty target villages. Currently agriculture extension, adaptive research, irrigation, forest, livestock departments are members of these forums including district project officers as convener of each district forum.