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Xi’an city agri enterprises invited to collaborate for advanced agriculture in Pakistan

BEIJING-Pakistani Commercial Counsellor at the Pakistan embassy in Beijing, Ghulam Qadir has visited Xi’an, a Chinese city known for its advanced agriculture. The visit aimed to understand the region’s cutting-edge agricultural enterprises and pilot projects, and to foster agricultural ties between the two countries. Impressed by the progress and potential for collaboration, Ghulam Qadir invited […]
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Big Relief For Agriculture In Budget 2023-24:

ISLAMABAD – In a major relief for agriculture, the federal government has further expanded the loan volume for the farmers from Rs1800 to Rs2250 billion. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, while revealing the budget, said the government earmarked Rs50 billion for shifting the 50,000 tube wells on solar panels. The country’s finance czar announced that all […]
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PARC Okays 14high-Yeid Rice Varieties:

ISLAMABAD: The Rice Evaluation Committee of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council on Monday recommended 14 high-yield rice hybrids from private seed companies for cultivation in Pakistan. In addition, the National Institute of Genomics and Biotechnology (NIGAB) of PARC has introduced four fine rice varieties that have demonstrated significantly higher grain yield compared to the currently grown […]
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PARC Organizes Training Workshop For Rice Growers:

ISLAMABAD-The Agricultural Engineering Institute (AEI) of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) organised a seminar and training programme for rice growers at Daska, Sialkot for enhancing rice yields through education and training on the advantages of utilizing specialized machinery for rice cultivation and harvesting. The seminar was also aimed to highlight the drawbacks of traditional methods, […]
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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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