Technical Sessions

TECHNICALWORKING SESSIONS

Three technical working sessions with focus on different aspects of agriculture were conducted for the benefit of the farmers, exhibitors, private & public sector representatives, government officials, students and expo attendees. The sessions aimed to present expert views on pertinent topics related to this sector which plays a central role in national development, food security and poverty reduction.

 

Technical Working Session 1
TECHNOLOGY INFUSION

Moderator – Ms. Aeyesha Gulzar

Panelists

  • Ghulam Siddique: Director, Agriculture Mechanization Research Institute (AMRI), Multan
  • Saad Akbar Khan – CEO, Ali Akbar Group
  • Osman Anwar – Telenor Mobile Agri Department
  • Muhammad Saleem Haider – Researcher & Director, Institute of Agriculture, University of Punjab.

 

Technical Working Session 2
CPEC – IMPACT ON AGRICULTURE

Moderator – Mr. Ali Khizer

Panelists

  • Chaudhry Ashraf – Representative Pak China Joint Chamber of Commerce & Industry & Former DG Water Management
  • Rana Mahmood Akhtar – Chief Programs & Evaluation Cell Agriculture Department Punjab
  • Usman Khan – Sub-National Governance Program Punjab & Faculty Member LUMS

 

Technical Working Session 3
FARMERS’ PERSPECTIVE

Moderator – Mr. Asad Zahoor

Panelists

  • Ms Rabia Sultan – Progressive Farmer, Member FAP
  • Khalid Khokhar – President Pakistan Kissan Ittehad
  • Sajid Sindhu – CEO Green Circle Organization
  • Sardar Babar Farid + Noah Babar – Progressive Young Farmers