DICE Agriculture and Food Sciences (AFS)

DICE Agriculture and Food Sciences (AFS) is a focused strategic initiative of DICE Foundation USA. It is led by the University of Agriculture,
Faisalabad (UAF) in close collaboration with a consortium of selected universities, government institutes as well as the agriculture and food
sciences industry. The broader scope of DICE AFS is to foster the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the country and make it part of the
Nation’s DNA.

AREA OF INNOVATION

The innovative projects are focused amongst the following thematic areas:

STEERING COMMITTEE

PAKISTAN

  • DR. ZAHIR AHMAD CHAIR
  • DR. ABDUL RASHID
  • DR. ABDUL NAVEED
  • DR. WASEEM AHMAD
  • MR. FAROOQ HASSAN
  • DR. IRFAN BAIG

USA, UK

  • MR. ASAD ALI  CHAIR
  • DR. HAFIZ MALIK
  • MR. MUHAMMAD SIDDIQUE

OBJECTIVE OF DICE AFS

To foster the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the country, stressing upon its importance and indispensability for the Nation’s uplift.

To establish strong links between the academia and the agriculture & food industry, and to provide a common platform for them to collaborate, with the objective of indigenously creating innovations that are implemented and commercialized in
industry.

Through the DICE Innovation events and AFS platform, the goal is to promote a positive image of the Pakistani Agriculture and Food Sciences Industry among the international community; making efforts to prove that Pakistan is fully capable of developing innovative agriculture and food products, not only for the domestic market, but also for the rest of the world. To expedite the technological revolution in Pakistan by motivating both the academia and the industry to acquire, promote and utilize state-of-the-art technologies/high-tech software for rapid development
of innovation agriculture and food.

Agriculture & Food Sciences Agriculture & Veterinary Sciences
Agri-Engineering Technology & ICT Food, Home & Social Sciences Food, Home & Social Sciences
Value addition, Ventures &
commercialization