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Role of policy and institutional support in conservation agriculture

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article image An ever-rising global population and widespread urbanization are reducing the land available for agriculture, causing food security to be increasingly of concern. Multi sector pressure on agriculture-including from food, health and industry - is further limiting opportunities. The farming community is compelled to produce at elevated rates without taking the integrity of the natural landscape into account. Intensive farming and unstoppable degradation of land, water and forests is a…Read More

Experts stress quality education at state, institutional level

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Educational quality is fast deteriorating in Pakistan and needs immediate mechanism of effective quality assurance at the state level as well as at institutional level. This was the upshot of discussion at a senior faculty workshop, Challenges of Quality Assurance in Education’, which was organised by the Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) of the University of Health Sciences (UHS). UHS VC Major General (r) Prof M. Aslam emphasised the need for quality assurance in higher…Read More

PSF offers institutional support for research in library services

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: A 5-day National Training Workshop on Library Automation Package KOHA, organized by Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Centre (PASTIC), a subsidiary organization of PSF, has been concluded a couple of days back with stressing the need for a consortium of libraries to work together for up-gradation of library services.Quaid-e-Azam University Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof. Dr. Masoom Yasinzai, while addressing on the occasion as chief guest, said that there should be…Read More