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Australian High Commission Visit to WEEMD Project Area

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.







World Food Programme Visit to SRSP FATA Projects

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. 







Towards a Greener Future

65,000 plants were voluntarily purchased by community members while 35,000 plants were donated by Nurseries owners established by SRSP under WFP funded CFW project, in tehsil Bara, Khyber Agency. The purpose of the campaign was to make the environment clean by planting more trees and to fight the global climate changes. Besides communities Political Agent Khyber, Assistant Political Agent Tehsil Bara, Divisional Forest Officer FATA, Program Coordinator WFP, Agency Planning Officer and SRSP Staff participated in the campaign. The interventions of WFP under Cash-For-Work project started reviving the livelihoods of the Bara locals. The Project provided the initial ignition to the economy of Tehsil Bara. During the period, WFP has disbursed an amount of more than PKR 840 million/- to the community. The project has enabled the community to clear 900 irrigation channels (1000 Km long).