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IVR service launched for women farmers

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Gone for engaging Pakistan’s female ranchers and broadening them the advantages of its leader portable horticulture benefit ‘KhushaalZamindar’, Telenor Pakistan in organization with Punjab Livestock and Dairy Development Board (PLDDB) propelled a devoted free of cost IVR benefit for female agriculturists in Punjab called ‘KhushaalAangan’. Female ranchers will just need to dial 727251 to subscribe […]…Read More

Many farmers bashed out of Khadim-e-Punjab Kissan Package

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Greater part of Punjab’s farmers has been bashed out by the methodology to profit offices offered by Kisaan bundle plot, an exceedingly set farming office official uncovered to Pakistan Today. The authority expressed that Punjab government’s 2016-17 Kissan Package could scarcely distinguish qualified ranchers all through Punjab who was either landless or smallholders with arrive […]…Read More

SOWING OF PULSES: AN OPTION TO IMPROVE FARMER’S INCOME

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article image In Latin “Pulse” means “dried seed”, an excellent source of protein (building blocks of human body and are essential for health). Compared to flash of animal meat as protein source “Pulses” are cheap source of protein for human being. Pulses are sources of low fat protein, high fibre, vitamin and mineral e.g. iron, potassium, folate […]…Read More

‘charter of demands’ from women farmers

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A “charter of demands” was presented to Minister Environment Protection Zakia Shah Nawaz in convention of rural women farmers from five districts of Punjab organized by Oxfam Pakistan and Indus Consortium. Approval of the Climate Change Policy with proper resource distribution for smallholder women farmers and their involvement in budget making demanded in charter. Civil […]…Read More

PARC innovating agriculture by training farmers

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The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) offered the farmers of rice, wheat, maize, and sugarcane crops training of soil testing, seed selection, water management and adoption of innovative technologies to enhance crop per-acre crop yield, across the country during last four years. Under Agriculture Innovation Programme (AIP) has trained about 100,000 farmers funded by USAID, […]…Read More

Satellites and SMS help Pakistan’s farmers with smart irrigation

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Using data from NASA, Pakistan’s water research agency is sending rain forecasts to 10,000 farmers, helping them to irrigate more efficiently and increase their crop yields. Farmers in Pakistan use sms to warn of water Farmers in Pakistan check rain forecasts via SMS messages on their cellphones. Image: Adil Ahmed via The Third Pole It […]…Read More

ZTBL, Al-Ghazi Tractors to improve farmers economy

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article image LAHORE: Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) has agreed to extend cooperation with the leading tractors and agriculture equipment manufacturers Al-Ghazi Tractors Limited (AGTL) to look into the possibilities of improving farmers’ economy and increasing their yield. This was agreed during a meeting between ZTBL CEO Talat Mahmood and Chairman of Al- Ghazi Tractors andamp; President Al-Futtaim Automobile Division Dubai Len Hunt. A committee…Read More