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Green Pakistan plan being devised to promote forestry

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid has said that a comprehensive plan Green Pakistan’ was being devised to promote forestry across the country. "The ministry is preparing a comprehensive strategy for the Green Pakistan," he apprised the National Assembly Standing Committee on Climate Change. He said consultation process with concerned provincial secretaries had already been initiated as "the national plan, which is at its advanced stage,…Read More

Plan devised to build National Science Complex

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The President of Pakistan Academy of Sciences has floated the idea of National Science Complex. Prof. Dr. Anwar Nasim, President PAS, called on Prof. Dr. Ashraf, Chairman Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) where they discussed the matters pertaining to development of science in the country. Dr. Anwar Nasim floated the idea of National Science Complex to use it as a tool for promoting national development, peace and prosperity. He said that coincidently scientific…Read More

Plan devised to promote olive cultivation

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: A well-knitted plan has been prepared for the promotion of Olive cultivation in the country and Azad Kashmir. Overall demand of olive oil is 1.9 million tons of which 1.3 million tons were being imported from different countries for catering the domestic needs and requirements costing Rs 28 billion annually."Special attention would be focused on the promotion of Olive cultivation and necessary information and guidance are being extended to Olive growers in Balochistan.…Read More

Plan devised to replace pesticides with nematodes

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: "For the first time in Pakistan, National Nematological Research Centre (NNRC), University of Karachi (KU), will release nematode samples to local growers and farmers which will replace pesticides.Nematodes are small parasitic animals that can kill bacteria without leaving any harmful impact on crops.This was recently announced at the concluding ceremony of three-day workshop titled, Biological Control of Root-knot Nematode in Vegetables using EPN’ organised by the…Read More