Tag: Cultivable

L and s can be made cultivable by controlling water logging

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article image STAFF REPORT BHV: The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) will soon initiate projects to improve soil quality in areas with saline and water-logged soils, FAO country representative Dr Kevin Gallagher said on Monday."Most of these projects would be implemented in southern districts of the Punjab. Salinity and water scarcity are global issues and need to be tackled through joint research initiatives by agriculture experts," FAO country representative Dr Kevin Gallagher while…Read More

Pakistan: Cultivable waste l and for agriculture graduates

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article image By Dr Badaruddin Soomro via The DawnABOUT FOUR million acres of cultivable land in Sindh are not being brought under plough mainly due to various administrative and financial problems.These lands should be given to unemployed agriculture graduates, 50 acres each, on lease basis initially for five years. This will not only generate employment for almost 80,000 agriculture graduates but also increase agricultural production.At the same time, it is necessary to divert the attention of the…Read More