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Fongrow Farm anticipates harvest of Chinese Canola


Khanewal, 23 March 2024 (TDI): In a promising development for agricultural productivity, Fongrow Farm in Khanewal, Punjab, is anticipating a bumper harvest of Chinese canola HC-021C.

This boost in yield comes as a result of joint technical assistance provided by Wuhan Qingfa and Evyol Group to local farmers.

This collaboration serves as a shining example of agricultural cooperation under the new phase of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

Evyol Group’s Contribution to Agriculture

The Evyol Group is a dynamic conglomerate actively engaged in the sales, services, and distribution of premium-quality pesticides, seeds, efficient irrigation systems, and urban pest solutions.

Furthermore, Evyol has expanded its presence into the home-care market, advocating for healthy living in both urban and rural communities across Pakistan.

Their continuous dedication to sustainable development and a socially responsible corporate ethos underscores their commitment to shaping a better future.

Fongrow’s Vision for Agricultural Excellence

Established in 2022, Fongrow is committed to ensuring food security and agricultural excellence in Pakistan.

Their mission revolves around positioning Pakistan as a leading agricultural producer through modern farming techniques, extensive research and development, and sustainable water management practices.

By leveraging advanced farm mechanization, Fongrow aims to break production barriers and create a sustainable future for agriculture in Pakistan.

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Earlier, on February 20, 2023, to address Pakistan’s edible oil demand and bolster foreign exchange reserves.

Wuhan Qingfa Hesheng and Evyol Group collaborated to provide high-quality hybrid canola seeds to Pakistani farmers.

Certus Seeds and Wuhan Qingfa Hesheng Seed signed an MOU to produce canola seed and edible oil in Pakistan under the auspices of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

This ongoing collaboration between Chinese and Pakistani companies exemplifies the shared commitment towards enhancing agricultural productivity and ensuring food security in Pakistan.

Annually, the Chinese company hosts a field day for farmers in March, imparting crucial cultivation technology to enhance production and breeding techniques for local farmers.

The cultivation of canola crop in Pakistan, facilitated by China’s cooperation, is an important part China Pakistan Economic Corridor.

While addressing the gathering on the field day Zhao Xusheng, Head of the Canola Cultivation Project in Pakistan and Director at QF Seeds China, highlighted the project’s potential to boost production and cut import expenses. Xusheng emphasized that compared to other varieties, HC021C has a shorter growth pe­riod, and is more resis­tant to diseases.

The writer is a dedicated graduate student pursuing an MPhil in DSS from NDU Islamabad.

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