Australian High Commissioner H.E. Peter Heyward and Federal Minister for National Food Security & Research Sardar Sikander Hayat Bosan jointly chaired a ceremony to recognise the efforts of Australian agricultural scientists and appreciate the support of the Australian government.
Under the Australia Pakistan Agriculture Sector Linkages Program (ASLP), Australia has been helping Sindh Mango Growers & Exporters (SMGE) in exporting their fruit to international markets using the technology of Controlled Atmosphere (CA) pioneered by Australia.
Utilising the Australian expertise, SMGE exporters have enhanced the shelf life of Pakistani mango to 40 days.
SMGE (Sindh Mango Growers & Exporters) is a cluster of Global Gap Certified Mango Orchards & HAACP Certified Pack Houses from Sindh, Pakistan.
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