Horticulture is considered as the production and marketing of Fruit, Vegetable, and Flowers.
1.To increase overall production and value of horticulture crops.
2.To create an environment facilitating interface among the growers traders and exporters.
3.To minimize the pre and post harvest losses through strategic planning.
4.To establish gene pool in the public and private sector.
5.To ensure availability of certified plant materials.
6.To build the capacity of all the stake holders, extension workers, businessmen and farmers including women.
7.To increase income of the farmers and entrepreneur and all the stakeholders involved in the horticulture sector.
8.To promote mechanism for public private partnership.
Horticulture in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
MAJOR HORTICULTURE VALUE CHAINS IN KP
FRUITS VALUE CHAIN
Central Area of KP
(Plum, Peaches, Apricot, Pear, Citrus and Persimmon, Litchi)
Southern Area of KP
(Dates, Mango, Guava, Melon)
Upper Malakand Area of KP
(Apple, Plum, Peaches, Apricot, Citrus, Walnut, Almond and Persimmon)
Hazara Area of KP
(Litchi, Citrus, Guava, Loquat)
VEGETABLES VALUE CHAIN
BrinJal, Tomato, Chilly, Potato, Okra, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Radish, Carrot, Sweet potato, Cowpea, Ridge Gourd, Bitter Gourd, Small Gourd, Pointed Gourd, Bottle Gourd, Cucumber, Pumpkin, all types of greens, French Bean, Yam Bean, Runner Bean, Winged Bean, Capsicum etc.