Importance of agriculture in Pakistan’s economy needs no stressing. In order to increase the agricultural yield, first fertilizer plant was established in 1958. Since then fertilizer capacity has been added both in public and private sector. To ensure optimum benefits from these investments, problems have to be solved locally. With that view Fertilizer Research & Development Institute (FR&DI) was established at Faisalabad in 1986 with technical and financial assistance of United Nations Industrial Development (UNIDO) with objectives to conduct research in the field of fertilizers and process industries.
UNIDO and National Fertilizer Corporation of Pakistan provided the funds of 20 million rupees for starting this project of national importance.
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