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Hazardous waste from Shipbreaking requires legitimate, scientific administration

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STAFF REPORT BHURBAN: Ship recycling activities at Gadani shipbreaking yard are environmentally-damaging and unsustainable" and causing degradation of marine and coastal ecosystems in the country; this is stated by experts and government representative while speaking at the workshop "Hazardous Waste Assessment for the Environmentally-Sound Management of Waste from Ship recycling in the Pakistan", organized by Ministry of Climate Change. They likewise underlined the…Read More

Food legumes production requires innovative strategies

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article image Staff Report FSD: An international seminar on "Innovative strategies for enhancing production of food legumes" was held recently in Faisalabad. The objectives of the seminar were to identify, assess and find out ways for opting innovative strategies and methodologies for the development of production of food legumes in Pakistan. University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) organized the seminar in which considerable number of delegates, agriculture and food scientists,…Read More

Pakistan requires drastic steps to meet rising water scarcity

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article image STAFF REPORT FBD: Water shortage in Pakistan will increase to 31 per cent of people’s requirements by the year 2025 and this underlines the need for some tangible steps, including slapping of water usage charges and building of storages in order to cope with the problem.Speakers expressed these view at a recently held seminar arranged by the Department of Irrigation and Water Management Research Centre, University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) in collaboration with the International Centre…Read More

Daunting land desertification requires renewed commitment

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Sustainable use of land and depleting water re- sources is critical for sustainable socio- economic and environmental uplift, particularly food security and poverty alleviation. However, making sustain- able land management and water con- servation plans is not possible without a renewed national commitment…Read More