Tag: agri

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

Agri innovation expo held at PMAS-AAUR

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C2 AARU: Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) organized Agri. Innovation Expo. and Food Gala 2017, here on Tuesday, with an aim to highlight innovative creative business agriculture products developed by students and to provide them entrepreneurship opportunities in order to cope with the challenge of unemployment. The Expo will also provide an opportunity to access the potential of Pakistan’s agricultural market and to bring together all stakeholders…Read More

Australia launches $12m agri uplift project

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article image MULTAN: Australian ambassador to Pakistan Ms Margret Adamson has announced that her country has launched a $12 million programme for the uplift of agriculture sector in Pakistan. She was addressing the participants of a two-day mango festival organised by Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture (MNSUA) and Punjab Agriculture Department on Monday after kicking off the event along with federal minister for food security and research Sikandar Hayat Bosan. She said the programme…Read More

Argentina offers agri, livestock tech transfer

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Ambassador of Argentina Rodolfo J. Martin Saravia has said that although the trade volume was not that big between Argentina and Pakistan, but lot of potential existed for enhancing it, and for that collective efforts are required. "The business communities of both the countries must join hands and work together for improving trade ties by regularly participating in exhibitions, organizing trade delegations’ visits and holding other such activities in both…Read More

PARC approves Rs.3.986b budget to bolster agri sector

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STAFF REPORT ISB: A budget of Rs 3.986 billion is approved for the year 2015-16 to improve agricultural research and food security in the country. The budget was sanctioned by Board of Governors (BoG) of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) during their 39th meeting . The meeting was presided over by Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research (MNFSandR). The breakdown of the budget reveals that Rs 2.63 billion is allocated for non-development funds while the…Read More