Tag: Experts

Experts paint grim picture of agri sector

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Climate changes are responsible for affecting crop yield caused by unstable rainfall patterns, drought, and increasing temperature, experts predicted the grey picture of agri sector as per scenario. Punjab Agriculture Secretary M Mahmood said that the Punjab Government was reshaping agroecological zones to increase productivity based on modest advantage and to fight the challenges concerning […]…Read More

Experts fear termination of food security project will hit research sector

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Termination of $30 million food security project by USAID has drawn criticism from experts and stakeholders and they fear that the abrupt decision will affect the ongoing research and scholar exchange programmes in the country. They claimed the situation will badly hit the higher education sector and it will affect ties between the United States […]…Read More

Climate change affecting desert ecosystem, livestock: experts

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In Pakistan, desert ecosystem is also not safe from the adverse effect of climate change and the weather conditions sometimes become so harsh that it makes life of people and their livestock miserable, said the Climate change and conservation experts.The deserts of Thar and Cholistan are most affected by climate change and varying rainfall patterns […]…Read More

No legal claims to Microsoft over the flaw of WannaCry, experts

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Organizations that neglected to refresh Microsoft Windows-based computer systems did not update because hit by monstrous cyber-attack on weekend. They will be sued for careless and slack cyber security, however, assures itself and appreciates protection from lawsuits, said the legal experts. Around the world, about 200,000 Windows computers or more are influenced by WannaCry worm. […]…Read More

Climate change to disrupt poor agricultural communities: experts

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Climate change is threatening the food security of Pakistan indirectly by affecting the agriculture output environmentalists said. Experts have also said that climate change will disrupt the poor agricultural communities. “Awareness about the effects of climate change are extremely important for the farming community of Pakistan”, said Muhammad Saleem Shaikh Deputy Director Ministry of Climate […]…Read More

Experts for Access to Climate Financing to Address Climate Change Challenge

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article image A training workshop on Climate Financing Opportunities was organized by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, in Islamabad today. The training was organized under the UNDP-GEF funded Pakistan Sustainable Transport (PAKSTRAN) Project being implemented by the Ministry of Water and Power, Government of Pakistan. Representatives from the government, media, academia, national and internationals NGOs, participated in the event. The training aimed at underscoring the need for…Read More

Its a matter of survival now Experts, Government for Improving Water Management in Balochistan; Call for Greater Focus on Implementation

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article image QUTEETA: The expert consultation on improving water governance in Balochistan organized by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and Taraqee Foundation came to a close on December 20, 2016, after extensive deliberations that centered on the need for urgency in addressing the already deteriorating water crisis in the province. Representative from the Government of Balochistan, the Ministry of Climate Change, as well as experts from the water sector and the US-…Read More

Experts stress protection of natural resources

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: With a mission to promote awareness among people about earth’s natural environment, biodiversity and ecosystem, the International Earth Day was observed. Under the theme of "Trees for Earth", the day signified the importance of trees in our surroundings as well as broadening the horizons towards planting trees. Due to increasing environmental awareness and education, positive role of the media and decision makers, the annual deforestation rate in…Read More

Experts stress protection of natural resources

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: With a mission to promote awareness among people about earth’s natural environment, biodiversity and ecosystem, the International Earth Day was observed. Under the theme of "Trees for Earth", the day signified the importance of trees in our surroundings as well as broadening the horizons towards planting trees. Due to increasing environmental awareness and education, positive role of the media and decision makers, the annual…Read More

Nordic experts visit Pakistan for business summit

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A business delegation comprising representatives of over 40 companies from the Northern Europe and the North Atlantic region (Nordic) has recently conjoined in Islamabad for the Nordic Pakistan Business Summit. "This year’s business summit was one of the biggest business promotional events ever done in Pakistan," said Wille Eerola, Chairman of the Summit. The summit discussed businesses in the sustainable energy, education and healthcare sectors -…Read More