Pakistani startup wins award by UNIDO

Usman Javaid

Apr 30, 2017

A US-based startup founded by a Pakistani has won a top UN award. Ricult, an award winning, MIT-based startup was presented the “Innovative Ideas and Technology on Agribusiness” award by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

LAHORE: A US-based startup founded by a Pakistani has won a top UN award. Ricult, an award winning, MIT-based startup was presented the “Innovative Ideas and Technology on Agribusiness” award by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in a ceremony held in Milan, Italy on 10 May.

The ceremony was part of the ‘Seeds & Chips – The Global Food Innovation Summit’, a conference attended by a number of renowned figures including former-US President Barack Obama; Kerry Kennedy, President of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights; Pietro Sebastiani, Director General Italian Development Cooperation; and Maria Manuela Lucas, Ambassador of Mozambique to Italy along with investors, entrepreneurs and experts.

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