LAHORE: Engro Foundation, along with Engro Eximp Agriproducts, the company’s rice processing business, has successfully concluded its System Productivity Innovative Rice Trainings (SPIRiT) project. The project was a first of its kind training program that has successfully introduced innovative and more effective rice-wheat farming techniques and technologies to smallholder farmers in five districts of Punjab.

The project was supported by the TVET Reform Support Programme, which is funded by the European Union, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Federal Republic of Germany and the Royal Norwegian Embassy.

This Programme has been commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and is being implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.