University offers opportunities to volunteer for the Multan area rural agriculture communities as an outreach program, to promote better crop yield and improve the lives of the people, particularly for the small farmers
Issues that the volunteers are working:
- Reduce Over irrigation
- Tackle the Problem of High soil pH
- Pollution Irrigation water from domestic and Industrial waste
- Safe Drinking water
- Improved produce handling.
- Better farm tools
- Promoting small business opportunities
The work is very rewarding and satisfying for volunteers.
Anyone can volunteer, including from other countries. Donations are welcome.
Activities are carried out under ‘AGRICULTURE VOLUNTEERS SOCIETY’ (AVS), an initiative of a friend of the university, Mr. Arshad Jamil, of Piscataway, New Jersey. The society has proved to be very successful, liked by the volunteers and the Farming community.
- Interested To Volunteer
- Benefits For Farmers
- Volunteers Reward
- Promoting Small Businness
- Our Heroes
- Feature Story Of The Month
- Get increased agriculture production in the country to meet the demands of the future population increase and enough surplus to become a major export earning source.
- Promote low cost and easily adaptable ‘INCREMENTAL EFFICIENCY IRRIGATION’ methods to the local farmers community to reduce water use in Irrigation, from Present day 90% of all available water to 70%.
- Survey, Observation and collection of data and Samples
- Lab Testing
- Compilation and management of Data
- Recommendations to Farmers
- Developing new tools, systems and methods
- A Society to provide volunteer services platform to the students for the neighboring community
- Provide opportunity for hands-on field experience for students to survey, map and monitor farming areas surrounding Multan for soil properties, fertilizer application, and irrigation water application
- Develop Leadership, People’s skills, and Organizational capability to the volunteer students
- Future Business opportunities to graduates in agriculture related fields and brighter Career Potential