STAFF REPORT ISB: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) gathered one-day workshop on the ‘Contribution of balanced use of fertilizers towards food security’ to underscore the essentialness of balanced treatment/fertilization and soil wellbeing in feasible agribusiness and nutrition security. The workshop advanced the utilization of proper balanced inputs and 4Rs (Right compost at the Right rate at the Right time in the Right place) Nutrient Stewardship in organization with the private segment, including fertilizer and seed companies (FFC, ICI, Engro, and Pioneer Seeds Limited), stockists, vendors, agriculturist affiliations and academia.
Dr Waqar Ahmad (Soil Expert, FAO) gave a definite presentation on the undertaking diagram and targets of the workshop. He highlighted the compost’s criticalness use appraisal at the agriculturist door level, and the essential part of open private segments to upgrade quality production.
Prior in the inaugural Dr. Nisar Ahmad-Former Chief National Fertilizer Development Center (NFDC), Planning Commission of Pakistan while tending to the members accentuated on the noteworthiness of 4R Nutrient Stewardship for practical horticultural escalation in the nation in special connection to the Maize production.
This workshop united more than 70 members from the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, National Fertilizer Development Center (NFDC), provincial agricultural Maize andMillet Research Institute, information and extension departments, academia, Fertilizer Industry, Farmer Associations, ICI, seed companies and Research Institutes and FAO to share knowledge, contextual investigations and activities.