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Improving local certified potato seed via tissue culture

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Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) on Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) on Pakistani Potato has placed a recommendation for improvement of local quality certified seed using tissue culture. To enhance per acre crop production for sustainable agriculture development it asked in the meeting for beginning a National Potato Institute in the country. The initiative to increasing […]…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

Improving waste management vital for Pakistan

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Lorenzo Santucci, Economic Affairs Officer, UN Escap, has said that improving waste management is an urgent agenda in a fast-growing middle-income country like Pakistan. He said this while briefing participants of a recently held workshop titled Integrated Resource Recovery Centre’. The workshop was organised by UN-Habitat and UN-ESCAP in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change.The Pakistan’s first IRRC, located in sector G-15, is a pilot project of UN-…Read More

IIUI vivid in improving research skills of students

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Research methodology is an important area in which students require mentoring from aficionados; this was the motive behind the five-day workshop on the very subject organized by Islamic Research Institute (IRI) of International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI). The workshop provided ample knowledge to students in order to mollify their challenges incurred during research such as data collection, technical editing, writing styles, and formulating guidelines for…Read More

UNESCO, GoP bonded for improving Girls Education in far flung areas

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: UNESCO paired together the Government of Pakistan for the next three years to enhance access to quality learning open doors for essential young ladies in the far flung ranges of the country. To bolster enhanced quality and safe learning conditions for young girls of remote areas, UNESCO and the Government of Pakistan formally propelled in Islamabad the Young Girls Right to Education Program in Pakistan’. The Girls’ Right to Education program which will be…Read More

UNESCO, GoP bonded for improving Girls Education in far flung areas

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: UNESCO paired together the Government of Pakistan for the next three years to enhance access to quality learning open doors for essential young ladies in the far flung ranges of the country. To bolster enhanced quality and safe learning conditions for young girls of remote areas, UNESCO and the Government of Pakistan formally propelled in Islamabad the 'Young Girls Right to Education Program in Pakistan'. The Girls' Right to Education program which will be executed…Read More

Gov. Elite focuses technology solutions for improving public service delivery

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: In order to exchange ideas for technology sector promotion and human resource development; first meeting of Sub Committee of Cabinet on Human Resource (HR) and technology was held. Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal presided the meeting in which he said, "The government is committed for technology uplifting because it plays a pivotal role in national development. This subcommittee formation also serves the purpose to improve inter-…Read More

Improving fertilizer use efficiency to reduce losses and enhance crop productivity

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article image Application of fertilizer in balanced amount is different from area to area and also according the crop. Through soil testing farmers can know how much and what kind of fertilizer to use for each crop. Fertilizer dose is further refined and is possible on the basis of type and variety of crop and available water and its quality, organic manures and crop residues. Soil tests indicate that most of the Pakistani soils have medium to low available phosphorus and potassium status 60 per cent…Read More

Improving fertilizer use efficiency to reduce losses and enhance crop productivity

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article image Part-I The Fertilizer Use Efficiency (FUE) is defined as the amount of grains (yield) produced per kilogram of fertilizer applied. The rate of growth of agriculture in its broad coverage of crop production is much below the national growth rate. If the economy of the country has to be improved through agriculture, it is necessary to strengthen its plans in such a way that better utilization of natural resources and use of balanced fertilizers and other inputs. We are well aware that…Read More