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Borlaug Institute to be set up in Pakistan for R&D

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Like in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, Pakistan will also have the Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA) to promote nutrition and livelihood security as well as environmental rehabilitation in South Asia. The high officials of International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) held a detailed meeting to sort out modalities and initiate infrastructure development work for building a complex to serve as the office of…Read More

Dr. Abdul Rashid receives IFA Norman Borlaug Award

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article image MONITORING REPORT PARIS: Dr. Abdul Rashid of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences, Islamabad, is the 2013 laureate of the IFA Norman Borlaug Award. Dr. Rashid, nominated by Asif Ali of En- gro Fertilizer, is the 21st recipient of the award. Dr. Rashid is a highly accomplished crop nutritionist and a distinguished soil fertility expert. His 40-year career has been devoted to well-conceived research programmes for optimizing crop nutrition through balanced and efficient fertilizer use, applicable to…Read More