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Role of Innovative Nutrient Management Techniques in Precision Agriculture in Pakistan

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Precision agriculture (PA):Precision agriculture (PA) is an approach to farm management that uses information technology (IT) to ensure that the crops and soil receive exactly what they need for optimum health and productivity. The goal of PA is to ensure profitability, sustainability and protection of the environment. PA is also known as satellite agriculture, as-needed farming and site-specific […]…Read More

Time to redefine ‘smart’ in the evolution of the smart phone era; AI all set to fuel sustainable and innovative growth

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article image PR:  AI is going to unleash a whole new level of productivity and augment our lives in many ways. We can count on technological innovation to continue at an even more rapid pace than what we’ve seen with previous generations. AI will become like electricity – invisible and augmenting almost every part of our lives. […]…Read More

Conference on “Mountain Specific Innovative Solutions for potential scaling up in Pakistan”

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The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development ICIMOD organized a conference on “Mountain Specific Innovative Solutions for potential scaling up in Pakistan” in collaboration with Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), held at National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC), Islamabad. The conference aimed to improve understanding of mountain-specific vulnerabilities and pliability building in milieu of climate and socio-economic […]…Read More

PSF to play role in popularization of innovative Technologies: Dr. Ashraf

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Popularization of Innovative Technologies developed by the R&D organizations and through Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) funded research projects is a must for socio-economic development of the country, it was stressed in a meeting at PSF on October 24, 2017. The Meeting chaired by PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf was attended by Director Generals of […]…Read More

Innovative approaches to support Crop Productivity

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article image Innovative approaches are those approaches which renovate the agriculture and aid farming community to increase crop production in sustainable agriculture. These approaches include i.e. Biotechnology, Precision Agriculture, bio-production / Biological fortification, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), rice intensification systems (SRIs), organic farming, conservation agriculture, water Management Systems, natural resource management, urban and peri-urban agriculture, biofuels and […]…Read More

Pakistan spots bottom in the list of innovative countries.

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Global Innovation Index (GII) said that Pakistan is still among the least innovative countries in a report generated by a survey in 2017. The report told that out of 127 countries Pakistan ranked 113 published by Cornell University, INSEAD, and the World Intellectual Property Organization. Last year Pakistan ranked 119. For the 7th time in […]…Read More

Innovative techniques in dryland farming

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article image Dry farming is an agricultural method that allowed crops to be cultivated on the prairie, which typically received limitedprecipitation and endured harsh winters. The water scarcity is major challenge to crop production in theses area. But farmers are applying resource conservation technologies to get higher crop productions even under limited supply of water. A lot of advancement in conservation technologies has been made during last decade but potential impacts of some newly developed…Read More

Launching innovative, hands-on approaches to teaching STEAM

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ISLAMABAD: Motivated by the need to radicalize the way students learn science and technology in Pakistan, a truly instructive summer camp concluded at Annie’s Early Learning Center and Friends’ Preschool and Activity Center with a Makers Day,’ where an array of science products that the campers had made during their month-long involvement, were exhibited for parents, students and their instructors to take pride in. An initiative of…Read More

Chitrali engineer develops innovative search engine

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A software engineer from far-flung area of Chitral has developed a computer software and search engine that supports 40 regional languages of Pakistan thus making it possible to compose or search material on internet in all these languages. Software engineer Rehmat Aziz acquired his school education from a school of his locality but excelled in the field of information technology on the basis of his personal interest and passion. "I have received number of…Read More