Project Name: Herat Pistachio Promotion Project
Donor: Istituto agronomico per l’oltremare – Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Start Date: November, 2014
End Date: December, 2015

Overall Objectives:

Support to the pistachio value chain, training of farmers, support to the establishment of the Pistachio Promotion Group in synergy with other project and organizations.
Specific objectives:
1. Training of technicians and farmers
2. Technical support for the setting-up of production lines on farms and promotion of pistachio grower associations
3. Setting up and consolidating growers associations
4. Quality test, Creating Added Value for Local Germplasm
5. Support to Production through Promotional Activities
6. On site management


For the implementation of the project objectives a memorandum of understanding has been signed based on signed MoU and an activities plan developed.