Agriculture and livestock are the main sources of livelihoods in Khyber Agency. Soon after the return of TDPs, SRSP and WFP initiated interventions in Khyber Agency to revive agriculture and make the barren land cultivatable again. Recently, SRSP started Farmer Field Schools (FFS) for on ground learning and modern techniques for farmers. In this regards, 20 farmers of Akakhel Tribe were assessed and trained on Green Beans sowing process. Green Beans are popular vegetable of the area but the local farmers grow it in traditional way which affects their production. At the end of two days training, seeds were distributed among the participants.
Mr. Shoaib Sultan Khan, the founder of RSP movement in Pakistan, visited Local Support Organizations (LSOs) in Nowshera and Charsadda Districts and met Community Investment Funds members, Entrepreneurs and Value Chain members. He described what he saw as an excellent example of women empowerment and poverty alleviation. He was accompanied by Chairperson SRSP Mrs Munawar Humayun Khan and CEO SRSP Masood Ul Mulk along with others.