Tag: Agricultural

PU holds session on agricultural research

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A seminar was organized on “Prospects of Agricultural Research (Current & Future)” by Punjab University Institute of Agricultural Sciences (IAGS). PU Dean Faculty of Life Sciences Prof Dr. Muhammad Naeem Khan, Provincial Head of Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited Rao Abdul Munam Khan, Director IAGS Prof Dr. Muhammad Saleem Haider has attended the seminar along with […]…Read More

Telenor Pakistan set to galvanize agricultural growth in Gilgit – Baltistan through digital innovation

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article image Expanding its digital footprint to the far-flung and underserved areas of the country, Pakistan’s premier telecom and digital services provider, Telenor Pakistan has launched its mobile agriculture advisory service ‘Khushaal Zamindaar’ in Gilgit – Baltistan. Launched in collaboration with Market Development Facility (MDF), the innovative service will provide localized and customized advisory services to facilitate […]…Read More

Recent philosophies in agricultural sustainability

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article image For ages, study has observed sustainable agriculture as a potential way out to correct and avoid the problems related to maladministration of resources. Sustainable Farming structures are necessary for continued productivity of our lands and resource maintenance for future generations. Some predict a real sustainable steady state economy that may be poles apart from today’s […]…Read More

Women: neglected labor in agricultural sector

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IN AGRICULTURAL sector, women are active labor not limited to fields and farms, but playing essential role for increasing agriculture productivity from sowing to grain cleaning, threshing, livestock, cottage industry, food storage and so on. Rural women of Pakistan are not only accountable for household activities but are also engaged in rural economic activities by […]…Read More

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