Baltistan Farmers Increase Production And Profits

Islamabad, 26th Nov, 2018: Income and productivity are up for more than 8,000 farmers in Baltistan – for some as much as 40 percent. This is just one of several achievements celebrated today at the conclusion of the US-funded Satpara Development Project, a seven-year effort to increase access to irrigation and spur economic growth in Gilgit-Baltistan.


The Satpara Development Project, funded by USAID and implemented by the Aga Khan Foundation and the Aga Khan Rural Support Program, is a continuation of the U.S. support that helped build both the Satpara dam and its power generation stations.

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Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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