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Perspective of high efficiency irrigation system

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article image The geographical area of Pakistan is 79.6 million hectares. The area under cultivation is about 27 percent. Out of this area, 80 percent is irrigated. Competition for water supplies among, industry, domestic, agricultureand environment is a worldwide phenomenon and same is true in Pakistan. In Pakistan up to 30 % water availability decreased was reported. The constraints in efficient utilization of irrigation water are small water streams, soil with high/ low infiltration rate, uneven…Read More

Perspective of high efficiency irrigation system

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article image The geographical area of Pakistan is 79.6 million hectares. The area under cultivation is about 27 percent. Out of this area, 80 percent is irrigated. Competition for water supplies among, industry, domestic, agricultureand environment is a worldwide phenomenon and same is true in Pakistan. In Pakistan up to 30 % water availability decreased was reported. The constraints in efficient utilization of irrigation water are small water streams, soil with high/ low…Read More

Perspective of Camelina sativaas-an oil seed crop

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article image Pakistan is a developing country. With the increasing population, the demand for edible oil increases day by day. In Pakistan cotton sunflower, rapeseed-mustard and canola are considered as major oilseed crops. Pakistan has been constantly and chronically deficient in its production. The country produce only 30% of edible oil and about 70% of the domestic requirements are met through import. Camelina is an important oil seed crop, which have high percentage of oil contents. Its oil is…Read More

Elite pledges to present vibrant role of Pakistan in climate change perspective

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan would advance a joint position on the issue of environmental change to the greatest advantage of the nation and would display it adequately at the UN Conference on Climate Change being held in Paris from November 30 to December 11. This was concurred in a meeting held here to consider upon Pakistan’s position on environmental change at the approaching Conference. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar led the meeting, which was additionally gone to by senior…Read More

Perspective of nanotechnology in crop fertilization

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article image NANOTECHNOLOGY IS the utilization of materials having the size in nano (1-100 nm in dimension) at scale. The high reactivity of nanomaterials (nanoparticles) is related to their small size and thus the control of a large surface area which consults them with superior attributes over larger sized so it’s called bulk or microparticles of analogous chemistry. This upgraded the quality of materials at the nanoscale has led to the use of nanomaterials in a variety of applications. For…Read More

Pakistan needs improvement in Climate Change perspective

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article image CLIMATE CHANGE phenomenon has struck again and Pakistan has lost one more round not only incurring financial losses but also heavy losses in precious human capital. There are countries abroad that are dying to protect their human capital and here we are heartlessly watching them die. Rajhasthan power plants in India cannot cause the heat wave in Pakistan. The atlas shows huge gap in the geographic locations of the affected area with those of Rajhasthan. It is true that great…Read More

Developed countries must extend their support to vulnerable nations in climate change perspective: Mushahidullah

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article image Staff Report ISB: A National Consultative Workshop on environment and climate change was held on Wednesday. It was organized by Ministry of Climate Change and Global Environment Facility (GEF), a partnership for international cooperation to address global environmental issues. Mushahidullah Khan, Minister for Climate Change, expressed his grievances about developed industrial countries due to their non-concern about global warming and climate change impacts and skimpy attitude in…Read More

Developed countries must extend their support to vulnerable nations in climate change perspective, Mushahidullah Khan

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article image SIDRA SAIF ISD: A National Consultative Workshop on environment and climate change was held on Wednesday. It was organized by Ministry of Climate Change and Global Environment Facility (GEF), a partnership for international cooperation to address global environmental issues. Mushahidullah Khan, Minister for Climate Change, expressed his grievances about developed industrial countries due to their non-concern about global warming and climate change impacts and skimpy attitude in assisting…Read More

Higher education science policy from new perspective

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Pakistan, a nation of around 120 million with its potential, deserves much higher scientific stature. It needs visionary and honest leadership than money. Pakistan’s relative position in the world of science has been regularly on the decline as compared to India and China. Diagnosing the problem will be the first step towards reversing this downturn. In 2002 after the creation of Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan adopt a trickle-down strategy, in which more than fifty…Read More

MAB-UNESCO Programme and Recent updates from perspective of Pakistan

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By Rizvana KhanTHE MAB (Man and the Biosphere) Programme is an Intergovernmental Scientific Programme providing a platform for the enhancement of the relationships between people and their environment on scientific basis. It was established under the umbrella of UNESCO in early 1970s with main secretariat in Paris. This interdisciplinary programme is based on research targeting ecological, social and economic dimensions of biodiversity loss and the reduction of this loss.MAB supports novel ideas…Read More