Training Visit

Team PPAF’s Training visit to Italy (November 6-19, 2015))

Pic : Training Visit to Italy

Two weeks (November 15 – 28, 2015) of study visit, titled as “Overview of the Rural Development and Learning from Leading Institutions”, have been successfully completed at CESTAS (Center of Health Education and Appropriate Health Technologies) in Italy under Tied component of the Programme for Poverty Reduction.

This first capacity building training of Package 2 (Training Visits to Italy) was based on learning from Italy’s region Emilia Romagna and Tuscany expertise in agriculture as model for Pakistan development that was attended by thirteen participants including PPAF staff and representatives of Pakistan government. The study visit was conducted in collaboration with University of Bologna.

The training consisted of rural areas tour in Bologna, visit to rural farms, factories, manufacturing units such as largest food companies operating in Europe. The participants also had a meeting with the Chairperson of the Assembly of Emilia Romagna region Ms. Simonetta Saliera.