Tag: Agro

Govt to launch projects to help agro-ecologies

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The government has planned to launch special projects for different neglected agro-ecologies through the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and would establish tissue culture laboratories in Turbat and Thatta. The improvement of irrigation system in Chitral, establishment of training facilities for farmers in Zhob, strengthening of agricultural, livestock institute in Khuzdar, Lasbela, Jafarabad, Turbat and Barkhan have also been planned under special…Read More

Govt to launch projects to help agro-ecologies

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The government has planned to launch special projects for different neglected agro-ecologies through the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and would establish tissue culture laboratories in Turbat and Thatta. The improvement of irrigation system in Chitral, establishment of training facilities for farmers in Zhob, strengthening of agricultural, livestock institute in Khuzdar, Lasbela, Jafarabad, Turbat and Barkhan have also been planned under special projects…Read More

TDAP to focus on agro-food products exports

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TDAP), Agro Food Division, has geared up by the SM Muneer, Chief Executive TDAP and Rabiya Javeri Agha, Secretary, in order to give great focus on the export of Agro Food sectors including kinnow, mango, rice, meat and seafood products. "These products are being promoted by the Agro Food Division by arranging participation of exporters in the world exhibitions and sending them abroad and inviting trade delegations. TDAP this year…Read More

Workshop held on agro-livestock marketing, br and ing

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A high profile training "Agro-Livestock Marketing and Branding Workshop" has recently been organized by School of Professional Advancement (SPA) at University of Management and Technology Lahore in collaboration with University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS). The main focus of this initiative was to share current trends and traditional practices used by our farmers in marketing their agro-livestock products and to share marketing and branding…Read More

Agro-waste in compost production and its application in bio-geyser

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article image Due to the excessive rise in the prices of traditional inorganic fertilizers, their use has become out of reach of the poor farmers. Moreover, the use of inorganic fertilizers over long period of time has caused damage to the constitution of soils. At the same time these inorganic fertilizers pollute the underground waters. Therefore, the research on the production and use of organic fertilizers (compost) is the need of hour. In this regard, for the last several years "the soil…Read More

Agro-forestry: Trees on farm

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article image Pakistan’s population has reached 180 million, which need a huge requirement of forest products. With the passage of time it is becoming difficult to satisfy the basic necessities of life of the growing population. Being a nation, we are not giving proper attention to forest development. The existing forest area of Pakistan is 4.7 per cent, which is being depleted incessantly, due to cutting, felling of forest trees and commercial over-exploitation. Therefore, the need of tree…Read More