The Agribusiness Project (TAP) is supporting groups of small-scale producers, private agribusinesses, processors and exporters to improve the competitiveness of eight value chains: Apricot, Banana, Chili, Citrus, Grape, High Value Off-Season Vegetables (HV/OSV), Meat and Seed Potato.
The project aims to help create more than 13135 new jobs and incremental sales revenue worth USD 4 million of relevant agribusinesses, benefiting more than 28209 rural households.By developing the capacity of small-holders and medium to large sized farmers and agribusinesses to supply to more profitable domestic and international markets by (1) helping develop market linkages and quality standards to compete in local and international markets, (2) providing technological grants, and (3) building technical and enterprise development capacity of agribusinesses to profitably adopt technology to serve better markets.
The Agribusiness Project (TAP) under its International Market Access Program is making efforts to establish market access/linkages of International buyers with Pakistani fruits, vegetables &livestock products producers/exporters. In September 2012, UAP supported ten Pakistani fruits and vegetable exporting businesses to successfully participate in World Food Moscow, the largest agribusiness exposition in the Russian Federation and Central Asia. Pakistani companies exhibited more than thirteen fruits and vegetables products including dates, potato, chilies, capsicum, gourds, peaches, dried apricots, almonds and processed fresh juices.