MOU Signed between University of Chitral (through ORIC) and Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF)

Memorandum of Understanding signed between the University of Chitral and Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) for development cooperation in Research, Technical and professional backstopping, and knowledge management through poverty alleviation initiatives in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa focuses on youth. Through this initiative various training will be arranged for students covering the following topics;


  1. Social Communication
  2. Planning & Monitoring
  3. Information Communication Technology
  4. Community organization and Institutional framework
  5. Environmental communication
  6. Rural Development and Olive Crop
  7. Health & Nutrition
  8. Sustainable Tourism and Cultural Heritage

The scope of this activity is to contribute to a sustainable community self-development through a youth engagement communication initiative based on a Pakistani-Italian liaison, whereby young women and men may be highly involved in the nexus between Culture, Nature and Agriculture as a potential tool for theirs, and their community’s self-development promoted through participatory activities and awareness-raising on social-cultural-environmental issues. The Youth so trained may benefit from a conducive job environment towards their future qualification as Communicators for Development and their potential inclusion for decent work in the local institutions and enterprises.


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