Representative of Australian High commission Mr. David (First Secretary Development), Ms. Hannah Birks (Second Secretary Development) along with Mr. Shoaib Tayyab (Senior Program Manager Economic Growth & Trade) visited Women Economic Empowerment and Market Development (WEEMD) project sites in district Nowshera. They met with women community members and had discussions on their activities. WEEMD project is funded by the Government of Australia and implemented by SRSP in three districts of KP. The initiative builds around social mobilization approach and has strong components on Community Investment Fund, Value Chains, Technical and Vocational trainings and Adult literacy centers.
WFP Delegation visited Pakistan to oversee development programs financed by World Food Programme (WFP) in KP and FATA. The delegation first visited Bara, Khyber Agency where SRSP is implementing (Cash for Work) project. The delegation met with community activists. They also visited community established Nursery, orchard and kitchen garden. Important stakeholders included Executive Director - WFP, Regional Director, Bangkok, Chairperson BISP, Country Director – WFP Pakistan, Deputy Country Director – WFP Pakistan, Political Agent Khyber Agency, Directorate of Agriculture FATA, and SRSP management.