BASF has signed an agreement of cooperation with the Muhammad Nawaz Shareef University of Agriculture, Multan (MNS-UAM) to support the development of the agricultural industry in Pakistan. Under this agreement, BASF and MNS-UAM will work on product testing as well as research and development. The two companies will also foster talent development for the sustainable future of the industry through internship programs at MNS-UAM.
Prof. Dr. Asif Ali, Vice Chancellor, MNS-UAM, said, “We are keen to strengthen our connection with public and private sectors and to explore new opportunities for academic excellence. We very much appreciate that a global organization like BASF shows strong commitment in both R&D and talent building.”
“MNS-UAM plays an important role in promoting the growth of the industry. Together with MNS-UAM, we will be able to engage academia, researchers, industry players, and farming communities to tap into a tremendous potential of precision farming for economic and environmental benefits,” said Atif Kamal, General Manager Agricultural Solutions Pakistan, BASF.