ASF provides funds on matching grant basis (non-returnable) for Business Development Services, to individuals & firms engaged in agri-related businesses, enabling them to employ modern techniques & practices and build within themselves the different skills, know-how, expertise and market understanding required by a fast-changing economic environment and to improve their productivity, profitability, competitiveness and creditworthiness. ASF aims to support employment generation and economic growth by developing a competitive and sustainable agribusiness sector in Pakistan and specifically focuses on the following areas:
- Horticulture i.e. fruits, vegetables, dry fruits, dates, spices.
- Livestock (excluding poultry and fishery) & Dairy