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NARC opens wheat harvesting exercise

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) wheat field farm area is a role model for farmers of Pakistan. Trained manpower and latest technology play an important role to enhance productivity of agriculture sector. The incumbent government gives high priority to agriculture sector for food security in the country. This was stated by Seerat Asghar, Federal Secretary for National Food Security and Research, on the occasion of inauguration of wheat harvesting at here…Read More

Time to exercise caution

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While multinational seed companies led by Monsanto, Pioneer and lately Syngenta are trying hard to get approval for genetically modified Bt Corn/Maize in Pakistan, Poland became the 10th country recently to ban GM corn/maize plantation in Europe. Europe is not a food sufficient region as it imports Corn, Soy beans etc., from outside. In early March, 2012 nine European countries - Belgium, Great Britain, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Ireland, Austria and Slovakia - successfully blocked an effort by…Read More