CIMMYT-USAID-PARC Annual AIP Maize Working Group Meeting

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ISLAMABAD, May 10 (APP): The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and other Partners convened a two-day annual Maize Working Group meeting under Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) for Pakistan.

While officially opening the meeting here, the Chairman PARC Dr. Nadeem Amjad said that the maize was the third most important cereal crop in Pakistan.

The average yield of maize in Pakistan, currently around 4 ton/ha, was one of the highest in South Asia, he remarked.