About Us


DICE Agriculture and Food Science (AFS) is collaboration of DICE Foundation and Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture (MNSAUM) with the support of consortium universities including University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF), Islamia University Bahawalpur (IUB). AFS provides a platform for Agriculture and Food Science related innovations and for collaboration among academia, industry, government, entrepreneurs, and expatriates to integrate science, technology, and policy solutions to solve pressing food security challenges faced by Pakistan. It aims to mobilize agricultural scientists and professionals around the world (especially of Pakistani origin), to take advantage of their expertise and experiences for the growth of griculture sector and improve agricultural economy of Pakistan. 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.


The innovative projects are focused amongst the following thematic areas:

  • The farmer portal will be one stop for farmers providing step by step guidance to help maximize crop yield.
  • Agriculture & Food Sciences (AFS)
  • Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Sciences
  • Agri-Engineering Technology & ICT Food 
  • Home & Social Sciences
  • Value addition, Venture, & Entrepreneurship

DICE - AFS Vision

Innovation across the value chain of farming system and advancement in crop production technology to improve agricultural economy of Pakistan.

DDICE – AFS Mission

To provide farmers, extension workers, researchers, agricultural service providers with critical information, agronomic knowledge, and technology needed to maximize on-farm yield and sustainable profits across the entire value chain of food security.

Farmer Portal Features

  • The farmer portal will be one stop for farmers providing step by step guidance to help maximize crop yield.
  • Participating farmers will combine agronomic knowledge, advanced production technology with personal farming experience to increase yield.
  • Within the limits of prescribed solutions farmers will make their own management decision for seed, fertilizer, irrigation, and pest control to design activities to protect their yield.
  • The seed, fertilizer, and crop protection recommendations will be customized for a given region for unique yield and profitability.
  • The interactive portal will monitor and measure the impact of agronomic and production management to optimize sustainable yields and profits.
  • The farmer portal provides access to real time, quantitative data and scientific research reports related to advancing crop production and optimizing yields.
  • Access to weather forecast and expert recommendations to adjust the crop production and management practices in timely manner.
  • The first phase is planned for cotton crop with 50-200 farmers.
  • And will follow with other crops in the second phase.



505 Cole Stream Ct, Cary NC 27513


Email: muhammad.bhatti@dicefoundation.org
Phone: +1 984-209-0478


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