Day: November 21, 2017

Save agriculture land for the food of next generations

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article image Food insecurity, malnutrition and access to food are widely spread in 47% Pakistani population. The production of food depends mainly on irrigation and fertile land. According to the World Food Program, more than half Pakistani population consumes less than the recommended caloric intake of 2100 kcal per person per day. Despite a good wheat harvest […]…Read More

REDD+ fighting climate change in Pakistan

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REDD+ (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, and role of conservation, sustainable management of forest and enhancement of forest carbon stock in developing countries) considered as a rising overall environment system instrument for the insurance and supportability of scenes. Forests are the world’s greatest carbon sinks. REDD+ endeavors to make a circle in which […]…Read More

Soviet space technologies revived to give clean water to Pakistanis

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For providing clean water to 100,000 individuals in Pakistan technology utilized on early space missions revived by two Fife organizations. ADVES Water Ltd and Bridge Technologies are working with the James Hutton Institute and National University of Science and Technology in Islamabad to convey high-quality purification facility for giving clean water. The first Electro Chemical […]…Read More

Oracle Power to build 660MW plant in Thar

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Oracle Power, UK-based energy developer has submitted a proposal to Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) for 660MW plant in Block VI of Thar desert, Pakistan. Chinese state-owned entities Sichuan Provincial Investment Group (SCIG) and Power China International Group consortium with Oracle Power to develop project. Newly combined lignite coal mine and power plant will […]…Read More

Pakistani tech industry impressed US tech expert Rebecca Garcia

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Pakistan is blessed with very smart and hardworking people, doing a lot good by startups said visiting US technology expert Rebecca Garcia. Garcia highlighted need for skills to become entrepreneurs and empowering environment people to conduct new experiments and learn new things for better future. “Top 10 tech companies in the world were founded by […]…Read More

Food safety Conference surfaced int’l food standards

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Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR), in collaboration with Nestlé Pakistan, has organized a national conference on ‘Food Safety and Harmonization: shaping a Healthier Nation’ as food regulations still be split in Pakistan, causing barriers to trade between provinces and the federal level, and leading to increased complexity that adversely affects foreign investment. […]…Read More

KU stood 1st in Agriculture and Food Sciences competition

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University of Karachi (KU) students stood 1st among 126 projects displayed from 30 different universities from all across Pakistan at Distinguished Innovation Collaboration Entrepreneurship Foundation US -UAF Innovation event themed ‘Agriculture and Food Sciences’ held at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad. University of Karachi showed full participation in the event, with 35 students presented 14 […]…Read More

Khushhali Bank signs MoU with PARC, for sustainable agriculture

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Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and Khushhali Microfinance Bank Limited (KMBL) has signed a memorandum of understanding for promoting a sustainable agricultural environment for the farmers in the rural areas. The association aims at helping small farmers by an expert training session to adopt modern cultivation techniques in their farming under the climate change scenario. […]…Read More

‘The Mix’ Technology festival concluded

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Pakistan Information Technology Board (PITB) entrepreneurship wing has organized international IT conference and festival organized successfully concluded after 2 days at the Alhamra Cultural Complex, Qaddafi Stadium. The session titled as “Museums Today” on which speakers like Dr. Yaqoob Bangesh, Dr. Muhsin Ali, Sadaf Chauhan and Nadhra Khan spoke. Nadhra Khan said that there is […]…Read More