Australia to establish post-harvest lab in UAF
FAISALABAD, June 12(Dawn): The Australian government will set up a post-harvest
laboratory at the Institute of Horticulture Sciences, University of Agriculture
(UAF), here, at a cost of cost $1.2 million.
Dr Ray Collins and Dr Tony
Dunne, associate professors of the University of Queensland, stated this at a
one-day seminar on "Supply Chain Management" organized by the UAF on
They said the project would be executed under Australia
Agriculture Sector Linkages Programme.
They said the project would focus
on mango, citrus and dairy as these sectors were identified as priority areas by
both the countries. They also made their presentations on applied market
research and highlighted the importance of supply chain management. They also
held discussions with vice-chancellor Dr Bashir Ahmad and apprised him of the
project being launched in the UAF.