Tag: agri

Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken, Federal Secretary for M/o NFSR, Islamabad visit PARC

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PR:  Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) scientists are firm to make the country self-sufficient in agriculture. There is need to ensure the dissemination of innovative technology and knowledge among a farming community of the country to bring change in farmers life and agriculture development. This was shared in his views by Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken, Federal […]…Read More

E-commerce conference for agri products concluded

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‘World Food and Agricultural Products E-Commerce Conference’ Shandong in China concluded where United States (US), Russia, Australia, Germany, Malaysia and many more gathered for discussion on how to improve cross-border business when related to food and agriculture. National Development and Reform Committee Editorial Department Director Song Chengmin said that 14 difficulties that cross-border e-commerce possibly […]…Read More

Pakistan agriculture need advanced agri yield regulatory authority

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Pakistan needs self-regulating, science-based, clear, and expectable regulatory authority to empower farmers with modern and advanced agricultural technologies to reap benefits for sustainable productivity in the country. The evidence of efforts from government’s commitment towards promoting biotech crop solutions is establishment of over 30 biotechnology research institutions. A regulatory environment is yet needed for companies […]…Read More

Unavailability of agri-credit is the hurdle in agri development

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Senate has expressed its concerns over the non-availability of credit for the agriculture sector during a meeting of Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research. Senator Syed Muzaffar Hussain Shah headed the committee meeting has also noted disbursement in agricultural areas. The committee met with in the chair also noted that agriculture disbursement in […]…Read More

Experts paint grim picture of agri sector

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Climate changes are responsible for affecting crop yield caused by unstable rainfall patterns, drought, and increasing temperature, experts predicted the grey picture of agri sector as per scenario. Punjab Agriculture Secretary M Mahmood said that the Punjab Government was reshaping agroecological zones to increase productivity based on modest advantage and to fight the challenges concerning […]…Read More

‘Agri expenditure raised to 80%; State Bank

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Agriculture expenditure has increased to 80% with side by side extensions of commercial banks to 57% of the entire expenditures in the last four years, said Tariq Bajwa, governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). He appreciated the financial institution for surpassing the target of credit disbursement during the previous fiscal year while addressing […]…Read More

Telenor joins hand with Inbox for agri digitization in Punjab

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Telenor Pakistan and Inbox Business Technologies have signed an agreement to take digitization of Pakistani agriculture to the next level along with ‘Connected Agriculture Platform for Punjab’ (CAPP). Telenor has proved from its track record that they are committed to shaping agriculture of Pakistan to advancement and continued their efforts for digitization of Pakistani agriculture […]…Read More

Agri sector- an industry

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The agriculture sector is sharing 21 percent in country’s Gross Domestic Products (GDP), should be treated as an industry to help prompt economic growth, agro people opined. We have huge resources and Pakistan has been among the top agriculture and livestock producing countries said agriculture sector people. There is need of farm management to tap […]…Read More

China urged to assist Pakistan agri sector on climate change affects

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Right steps needed to tackle negative impacts of climate change. Global warming is causing negative impacts on environment. Adverse impacts of global warming are on glaciers, river flows, underground water recharge systems, agriculture and overall biodiversity in in Pakistan which require some drastic measures to cope this situation. There is a serious need for farmers […]…Read More