Study Visit by a Star Farm Led Delegation to Gilgit, from 16th to 18th of September, 2013

Agenda: Agenda: Assessment for Potential of the Area by Delegates in their Respective Scopes of Work

Gilgit Visit Participants Table


  • Meetings with Farmers and Entrepreneurs belonging to different LSO’s of different regions working in the districts of Gilgit.
  • Visit of Apple Orchards.
  • Discussions with the farmers regarding orchard management practices.
  • Meeting with the Agriculture department officials, visit of facilities and model orchards.
  • Analyzing the value chain status of Fruits under EELY project.
  • Visit of a local Cherry and Apricot processing facility.
  • Meeting with the AKRSP’s senior management and Market & Enterprise development program team.


Tour Highlights

 Meeting with Local Support Group Farmers  Insect and Disease Infestation

In house meetings with LSO Farmers

Identification of insect and disease infestation

Local Farmers Meeting Meeting with Agriculture Department

Farmer Meetings

Meeting with Agriculture Extension Officials

 Visit of Cherry and Apricot Production Facility  Closing meeting with AKRSP Officials

Visit of Cherry and Apricot processing plant

Closing meeting with AKRSP officials