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CIMMYT decides to setup of Research Centre at NARC

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The research and development (RandD) is the amalgamation of knowledge, innovation, and ability to improvise. The agriculture sector of Pakistan is the major economy stabilizer sector of the country having share of almost 21% in the GDP. The RandD activities need significant boost in agri sector. The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) has articulated its intention to establish a research centre at the National Agriculture Research Centre (NARC)…Read More

CIMMYT decides to setup of Research Centre at NARC

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The research and development (RandD) is the amalgamation of knowledge, innovation, and ability to improvise. The agriculture sector of Pakistan is the major economy stabilizer sector of the country having share of almost 21% in the GDP. The RandD activities need significant boost in agri sector. The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) has articulated its intention to establish a research centre at the National Agriculture Research Centre (NARC) recently…Read More

PARC, CIMMYT train 24 partners on plant conservation

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) has acknowledged the role of USAID for the improvement of agriculture in Pakistan. Joint efforts are needed to promote conservation agriculture seeders in cotton-wheat and other cropping system of Pakistan, so that the issue of late planting and residue burning could be solved. Dr. Shahid Masood, Member (Plant Sciences) PARC and focal person of AIP in Pakistan said this while addressing at the recently concluded two-day…Read More

PARC, CIMMYT to launch $30m project

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STAFF REPORT IBD: PARC and the Mexico-based International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (known as CIMMYT) have announced the launching of the four-year $30 million Agricultural Innovation Project (AIP) at Islamabad.The project will also include expertise from sub-awardees International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), World Vegetable Center (AVRDC), International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), University of California (UC), David and PARC.Dr. Iftikhar said that AIP’s overall…Read More