Tag: Agricultural

Water shortage matters for agricultural yield

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The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) stressed that frequent water shortage and related susceptibility of the people should be adequately addressed. We are dependent on agriculture for survival and the Indus River merits the imperative attention from authorities, it said. Unnecessary misuse of water resources in the name of economy should […]…Read More

Corruption halted agricultural, industrial growth

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In Pakistan, industrial growth, and nationalization of industry and agriculture is ceased by corruption and badly industrialization. When Pakistan came into it has no currency of its own, in 70 years Pakistan has achieved the status of atomic power but regretfully since 1977 corruption is spoiling this country said the speakers Imtiaz Cheema, Ali Raza […]…Read More

Climate change to disrupt poor agricultural communities: experts

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Climate change is threatening the food security of Pakistan indirectly by affecting the agriculture output environmentalists said. Experts have also said that climate change will disrupt the poor agricultural communities. “Awareness about the effects of climate change are extremely important for the farming community of Pakistan”, said Muhammad Saleem Shaikh Deputy Director Ministry of Climate […]…Read More

Role of Agricultural Biotechnology in Food Security

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Biotechnology is the application of techniques to improve plant and animals by using biological organisms to enhance their value. Agricultural Biotechnology involves applications to Agriculture. It involves modification in living organisms by genes manipulation. World population is increasing day by day with the advancement in and technology medicine. People are living longer lives and world population is increasing. To fulfill their nutritional requirement…Read More

Agricultural pollution: Is nitrogen taking place of Carbon?

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article image Nitrogen is a major constituent about 78% of the composite of all atmospheric gases. This inert nitrogen is biologically unavailable to most of the organisms. Therefore, application of reactive nitrogen is usual practice in agricultural systems for food and energy production. Despite the enormous benefits, this anthprogenic activity leads to various consequences. Most of the agricultural emissions comprise of particulate matters, odor, eutrophication, acidification and exposure to toxins…Read More

Senate receives National Agricultural Research Centre land conflict report

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A report in Senate concerning National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) was presented by Standing Committee on National Food Security. The report exhibited proposed change of 1,400 acres of land of National Agricultural Research Center (NARC) by the CDA into private and business plots. Instructions the house about the discoveries of his board of trustees, an important member of the Senate SC said that the advisory group had suggested that since the CDA had not…Read More

Feeding the world with agricultural biotechnology

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article image USE OF biological processes for industrial and other purposes, especially in genetic manipulation of plants and other microorganisms to make or modify a product or for the production of antibiotics, hormones etc. It is the application of scientific techniques to modify and improve plants, animals, and microorganisms to enhance their value. Agricultural biotechnology is a collection of scientific techniques used to improve plants and animals. It has been practiced for a long time, as…Read More

Rs 341b agricultural package announced for small farmers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A relief package for small farmers amounting Rs 341 billion was announced by Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif at a ceremony held the other day. The Famers Convention was held to highlight the issues faced by small farmers and suggest efforts required to curb them through effective policy measures. Prime Minister while announcing the package stated on the occasion, "The relief package is the continuity of government’s upright policies to develop progress…Read More

Rs 341 billion agricultural package announced for small farmers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A relief package for small farmers amounting Rs 341 billion was announced by Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif at a ceremony held the other day. The Famers Convention was held to highlight the issues faced by small farmers and suggest efforts required to curb them through effective policy measures. Prime Minister while announcing the package stated on the occasion, "The relief package is the continuity of government’s upright policies to develop progress agriculture,…Read More

Farm Mechanisation can boost agricultural productivity

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article image STAFF REPORT MULTAN: Mechanised agriculture is the process of using agricultural machinery to automate the work of agriculture, greatly increasing farm worker productivity. The emphasize on Mechanised Farming’ was laid during a workshop conducted at Agriculture Mechanization Research Institute. The agricultural experts, researchers, industry professionals from public and private sector organizations participated in the workshop. Rana Ijaz Ahmad Noon, Parliamentary Secretary on…Read More