Tag: agriculture

Agriculture revival bangs ADB’s forecast on growth

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The Asian Development Bank has forecasted Pakistan’s growth estimated to still be above for the last budget year 2016-17 because of the turnaround in the agriculture sector along with increasing consumer demand and construction activities, stated by the Bank. ADB, in addition to its flagship Asian Development Outlook (ADO) for 2017 report, said the initial […]…Read More

BELARUS-PAKISTAN BILATERAL RELATIONS TO GROW RAPID PROGRESS ON AGRICULTURE

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Sardar Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan, Federal Minister for M/o National Food Security & Research, Islamabad held a meeting with Mr. Vitaly Vovk Belarusian Minister for Industry / Co-Chairman of the Joint Belarus – Pakistan Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation) on 13th July, 2017. During the meeting, The Federal Minister M/o NFSR welcomed the Honorable […]…Read More

Pakistan to mechanize agriculture by Belarus cooperation

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A meeting to talk about increasing bilateral cooperation was held among the Federal Minister for National Food Security & Research, Islamabad Sardar Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan, and Belarusian Minister for Industry/Co-Chairman of the Joint Belarus – Pakistan Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation Vitaly Vovk. Belarusian minister was warmly welcomed in Pakistan by Pakistani minister […]…Read More

Chinese delegation investing in agriculture sector of Pakistan

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A Chinese delegation of entrepreneurs under the guidance of Lee of Ministry of Commerce, China paid a visit to Islamabad chamber of commerce and industry Pakistan. They have shown interest in investing in producing silk worms, mulberries, and many other agro products of Pakistan’s agriculture sector. Chinese entrepreneurs in the first phase of the project […]…Read More

Government of Punjab collaborates with Telenor Pakistan and Telenor Microfinance Bank for ‘Connected Agriculture Platform Punjab’

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Telenor Pakistan, Pakistan’s leading telecom and digital service provider, along with Telenor Microfinance Bank, has joined hands with Agriculture Department of the Government of Punjab and the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) for the flagship program “Connected Agriculture Platform Punjab.” PITB seeks to capitalize on the immense potential offered by Digital Mobile technology, smartphone penetration […]…Read More

Decision Support Systems: A new intervention in agriculture

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article image Decision support systems in agriculture Decision support system (DSS) is a computer based tool which provides prediction of crop yield under specific scenario on the basis of crop production data (obtained by field experiments), climatic and environmental historical by using basic inputs from the decision maker that can help the user to make a fair […]…Read More

PSDP received Rs537.646 m for uplifting agriculture

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Public sector Development Programme (PSDP) has received 537.646 million rupees for improving agriculture in order to give an uplift to this sector and food security. Initially, the PSDP demanded Rs. 573.646 million for grooming of agriculture sector after their survey done for food security risk in the country. PSDP under the flag of Ministry of […]…Read More

Agriculture backbone of Pakistan’s economy

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The Pakistan farmers’ union, “Pakistan Kissan Ittehad” registered a protest at the federal capital on the announcement of Federal Budget 2017-18. The law enforcement authorities decided to use force against them. Police fired tear gas and unleashed water from water cannons to disperse protesting farmers. The government has heavy-handed approach to suppress farmer’s demands is […]…Read More

Adverse weather and flourishing agriculture of Pakistan

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Agriculture is the backbone of Pakistan’s economy. Around 44 percent population of Pakistan is directly connected with agriculture, that shares 41 percent of GDP and provides 70 percent raw materials for the textile industry. Unfortunately, it was declined in the past. Now, the situation is completely changed. Agriculture is flourishing because of modern technology and […]…Read More