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Dr Atta to head UN body on science, technology

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The United Nations has appointed Prof. Dr. Attaur Rahman as chairman of the UN committee on Science, Technology and Innovation. Prof. Rahman, who is former federal minister for science and technology, after appointment chaired the first meeting of the committee in Bangkok. The UN Economic Social Commission for Asia and Pacific also held its meeting in Bangkok the same day, says a message received here. A senior official of the International Centre for Che¬…Read More

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Dr Atta to head UN body on science, technology

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The United Nations has appointed Prof. Dr. Attaur Rahman as chairman of the UN committee on Science, Technology and Innovation. Prof. Rahman, who is former federal minister for science and technology, after appointment chaired the first meeting of the committee in Bangkok. The UN Economic Social Commission for Asia and Pacific also held its meeting in Bangkok the same day, says a message received here. A senior official of the International Centre for Che­m­…Read More

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The processed un-ripened cheese can account for value addition in goat milk

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article image DAIRY PRODUCTS are very nutritious, healthy and useful for mankind. Cheese is one of the most common dairy products produced throughout the world. It is a traditional food with prehistoric origins. Cheese, like dairy products is made from pressed milk curds. Different varieties of cheese are made from un-ripened (fresh) cheese or ripened (aged) cheese. Cheese is a delicious and nutritious food has a very versatile use. We can use it into other dishes or eat it by itself. Cheese is very…Read More

MoCC, UN FAO convolve to dispel climate change impacts on food security

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Climate change is the hovering challenge for Pakistan which is implicating on various sectors including agriculture, food security, healthcare, and infrastructure development. In order to minimize the adversities of climate change impacts on food Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) and United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have joined hands to work in coordination to improve food security and mitigate the abysmal impacts of Climate Change. This emerged as…Read More

MoCC, UN FAO convolve to dispel climate change impacts on food security

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Climate change is the hovering challenge for Pakistan which is implicating on various sectors including agriculture, food security, healthcare, and infrastructure development. In order to minimize the adversities of climate change impacts on food Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) and United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have joined hands to work in coordination to improve food security and mitigate the abysmal impacts of Climate Change. This emerged as FAO…Read More

UN cautions world is using too much water

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The world will struggle to keep up with increasing demands for water if things don’t change, warned the United Nations (UN). At the current pace, only 60 percent of the water needed globally will be available. Major steps must be taken to reduce water usage to minimize the growing problem, according to the UN’s water body in a new report. "Over the past century, the development of water resources has been largely driven by the demands of expanding…Read More

UN-APCICT, ICCI to facilitate women entrepreneurs

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development of UN (UN-APCICT) and Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) have agreed to facilitate women entrepreneurs to expand their businesses by using the latest ICT tools, which were very helpful in reaching out to regional and international markets. UN-APCICT Director Hyeun-Suk Rhee along with Pakistan Institute of ICTs for Development Chief Executive Ammar Jaffri has recently visited ICCI office in Islamabad…Read More

Dr. Qamar appointed by UN to manage disasters

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STAFF REPORT KHI: One of the authors of Pakistan’s first National Climate Change Policy, Dr Qamaruz Zaman Chaudhry, has been appointed by the United Nations’ World Meteorological Organisation as its special envoy on disaster risk reduction and climate services for Asia. Dr Chaudhry is a former Pakistan meteorological department director-general. He has recently represented the organisation in the sixth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, recently held in Bangkok. …Read More

UN girls education policy at dist level stressed

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI) in collaboration with the UNICEF and the School Education Department (SED) has recommended home-based education as an alternative schooling, greater utilisation of available infrastructure and resources to cater to more students, and formulation of an education calendar by districts instead of provincial government.The policy brief on the Impact of Climate Change on the Education of Most Excluded Children in…Read More

UN moves to confirm Pak claim on 50,000 sq kms in Arabian Sea

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MONITORING REPORT IBD: The United Nations has agreed to constitute a sub commission to finalise the technical details confirming Pakistan’s claim over 50,000 square kilometres of Exclusive Extended Economic Zone in the Arabian Sea. "The constitution of the sub-commission by the UN Commission on Law of Seas (UNCLOS) in our case means that Pakistan has almost made the case," an official source said, adding that this really was great news, UNCLOS has recently to Pakistan. …Read More

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