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Crop Zoning to Increase Potency of Agriculture Sector in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The crop zoning in Pakistan can increase the yield of different crops in order to meet the requirements of rapidly growing population and enhance the contribution of the agriculture sector towards gross domestic product, reported by Wealth PK reported. He said that the country is divided into provinces and zones so crop zoning is crucial […]
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Supply Chain Require Critical Improvement for Pakistan’s Agriculture Sector

Lack of access to healthy food means 12 percent of the population is malnourished and 38 percent of the children under 5 are stunted. First of all, imperfect crop production practices result in low-quality products in the first place which are often affected by disease or other irregularities, lowering the shelf life. After that, the majority of farmers still lack […]
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Only Fortified Crops Offer Sustainable Food Safety, Better Nutrition in Pakistan: experts

Amid fears of considerable decline in the wheat production due to effects of climate change for the 2022-2023 season, biofortified crops, especially Zinc-enriched wheat, has the potential to help bring food security to Pakistan and overcome widespread and preventable zinc deficiency in the larger population, food and agriculture experts said on Saturday. Pakistan faces serious challenges of food insecurity and […]
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Renewed Collaboration, Public Private Partnership to Enhance Agriculture Production

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Hi Tech Hybrid Seed Association Chairman Shahzad Ali Malik Sunday stressed the urgent need for renewed collaboration and public private partnership to boost agriculture production to offset the ever increasing impending threat of food insecurity in the world. He said the prime objective of public private partnership is to use market mechanism to […]
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The Food Agriculture Organization (FAO) Assured Pakistan for Support in Agriculture

ISLAMABAD: The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has assured Pakistan that it will continue to play a leading role in transforming the country’s agriculture food systems to make them more efficient, inclusive, sustainable and resilient. This is a challenge that has gained urgency following recent floods that have devastated the country’s […]
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Mutual Research on Food Security, Other Areas: Sindh Agricultural University, Hamdard University Sign MoU

During the ceremony, Vice Chancellors of Sindh Agricultural University and Hamdard University Karachi and senior officials of both universities participated. Syed Shabib ul Hasan Vice Chancellor Hamdard University signed the agreement, during simple ceremony held at senate hall Sindh Agricultural University. According to the MoU, both universities will organize joint research and collaboration, symposia, seminars, workshops, joint meetings, and conferences in the form of lectures […]
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Water Resource Management to get Special Attention under CPEC

Pakistan has suggested water resource management and climate change as potential areas of collaboration within the scope of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor long-term strategy, reports Wealth PK. When it comes to water resources, Pakistan ranks among the least developed nations in the world. In Pakistan, Indus River is a source of more than 17 giga watts of hydropower, and it […]
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Agricultural Emergency should be declared to Deal with Food Disaster’

LAHORE: Pakistan Kissan Ittehad on Wednesday demanded of the government to declare agriculture emergency to deal with the prevalent food disaster in the country. “It is pity that farmers are forced to run from pillar to post to get urea fertilizer on exorbitant rate of Rs 3,000/bag and similar is with the case of common […]
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Arguable Stresses Need to Fix Economy

The panelists were Marwa Khan, Saleem Raza, Ehtesham Rabbani, Liqat Javeed, Dr. Mubashar Munwar Khan while moderated by Sikindar Lodhi. Marwa Khan said, “99 percent of our issue is distrust. Unfortunately, foreigners are unwilling to give aid to the government and want to distribute through NGOs. There is a need to ensure that the aid should reach the affected people.” Saleem Raza said that […]
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