NFS&R Ministry Piloting Project, Locusts For Developing Bio Compost Through Community Mobilization

Ministry of National food Security and Research (NFS&R) is piloting a Bio compost project to use locusts for developing bio compost through community mobilization

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The project was at approval stage and pilot testing in Cholistan and Thar, said press release issued by Ministry of National Food Security and Research.

If 10% population of both pilot areas becomes active then 222,000 force available to combat against the locust.

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The project will result in protection of biodiversity and fully mobilization of local community to develop well informed system to protect 23.

6 million hectares of cropped area.

There will be Reduction in environmental pollution and there will be Introduction of low cost (60-70% lower) compost and expected return will be around Rs 2.80 billion in two year.

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It will result in Improving soil organic matter, soil fertility and soil health.

Through this project, Organic farming will be promoted in Pakistan that will improve crop productivity by 10-15%

This news was originally published at urdupoint.com

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