Tag: Security

Pakistan at elevated risk of malware attack, says Microsoft Security Report

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Internet has eased up our lives at various levels but along with its bad part like cyber threats looming on the Internet and turns out, Pakistanis may be more prone to these attacks than other people. Pakistan is an immense risk of cyber-attacks, ranked second after Bangladesh on Microsoft’s list that has a high encounter […]…Read More

Control of Food-Borne Parasites for Improved Food Safety and Security

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As livestock is a major source of food production, growth of food animals is hampered by diseases and ultimately livestock sector is disturbed. This is particularly important because livestock sector has many roles like income generation for small handlers, source of food, energy production in the form of biogas and dung, utilization of marginal lands, […]…Read More

Food Security Issues related to meat-borne parasites

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Communities related to global health have recognized that parasites have great influence on human economic activities, health and nutrition but unfortunately the same consideration has not been achieved by the animal parasites with the same outcomes. This is of utmost importance because almost half of the world population, particularly the poor, depend upon livestock systems […]…Read More

Food security policy ready for legislation

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Food Security Policy from the Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) is ready with its first draft for consultation with provincial partners and Cabinet for discussion. Dr. Yusuf Zafar Chairman PARC said during 8th Meeting of Inter Provincial Research Coordination Committee (IPARCC) occurred at PARC Headquarters in Islamabad. Dr. Yusuf Zafar explained the members of meeting […]…Read More

Experts fear termination of food security project will hit research sector

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Termination of $30 million food security project by USAID has drawn criticism from experts and stakeholders and they fear that the abrupt decision will affect the ongoing research and scholar exchange programmes in the country. They claimed the situation will badly hit the higher education sector and it will affect ties between the United States […]…Read More

Pakistan needs to adopt latest technology for food security

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Farming community should be encouraged by government and facilitate them to adopt innovative and latest technology of the time for minimizing post-harvest losses and maximizing production of agriculture, said Abdul Basit President Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry. President LCCI stated that there are a number of reasons due to which the agriculture sector is […]…Read More

Global Information Security Association of Pakistani Professionals (GISPP)

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Background   GISPP (Global Information Security Association of Pakistani Professionals) was initiated by a group of Pakistani Information Security professional living and working in Saudi Arabia. It started with a small WhatsApp group founded on November 5,2013 by Shahzad Subhani however it got a real boost in 2016 when a large number of professionals joined […]…Read More

‘Water Security and Emerging Threats in Pakistan’

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A large number of students, water experts, specialists, climatologists, and the government representative raise their voices to record their concern for water scarcity. They appealed to private and government sector to work on water issue on a war footing. The seminar on “Water Security and Emerging Threats in Pakistan” organized by Center for Global & […]…Read More

Life Straw, a basic necessity for Water Security

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article image Being a developing country, Pakistan is unable to meet the demand of safe drinking water. The unavailability of safe drinking water is leading to serious diseases including Diarrhea which is caused by poorly drained or unsafe drinking water. According to WHO report 25%-30% of all hospital admissions are associated with water borne bacterial and parasitic diseases with 60% of infant deaths caused by water borne infections. In Pakistan, according to an estimation 250,000 children under the age of 5 years die every year due to water borne diseases. One of the most simple, delicate and inexpensive device is Life straw that provides instant access to clean and safe water. It is the only ‘truly outdoor product’ that is available in the public health segment.…Read More