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Organic cotton

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Organic cotton is growing without use of synthetic chemicals and GMO seeds. Organic cotton occupies 1% of global cotton production. Now organic cotton cultivation is reported in Africa, Asia, Europe, USA, Australia and South America. There are number of reasons to grow organic cotton. Conventional cotton farming has negative impact on environment and health.  But […]…Read More

Organic Farming

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The farming without use of synthetic chemicals like fertilizers, pesticides, fungicides etc and rely upon crop rotation, crop residues, animal wastes ,mineral rocks and biological system of nutrient management and crop protection. Organic farming has four principles which includes principle of health, care, fairness and ecology. The first principle which is most important and has […]…Read More

Home composting A step toward organic kitchen gardening

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article image Compost is a bio-fertilizer that feeds the soil first, by replenishing and invigorating the soil food web. Actually composting is organic matter that has been decomposed and recycled as a fertilizer and soil amendment. It is a key ingredient for plant growth especially in organic farming. Well-made compost is nutrient rich naturally balanced source of nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium (N-P- K) and a host of beneficial microorganisms. Its incorporation…Read More

TheNetwork holds seminar for sensitizing significance of organic food

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The seminar focusing on system on safe common food in Pakistan was engineered by TheNetwork for Consumer Protection. The purpose of the course was to weight on building collaboration with the regular society’s accomplices to target policy makers furthermore Pakistan’s Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFSandR) to manufacture support for a draft on Organic Farming Policy. TheNetwork for Consumer Protection CEO Nadeem Iqbal said, "The…Read More

TheNetwork holds seminar for sensitizing significance of organic food

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The seminar focusing on system on safe common food in Pakistan was engineered by TheNetwork for Consumer Protection. The purpose of the course was to weight on building collaboration with the regular society's accomplices to target policy makers furthermore Pakistan's Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFSandR) to manufacture support for a draft on Organic Farming Policy. TheNetwork for Consumer Protection CEO Nadeem Iqbal said, "The collaboration…Read More

Organic pollutants stemming can heal climate change impacts: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The first project steering committee meeting on Comprehensive Reduction and Elimination of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)’ was sorted out by Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC). The purpose of the meeting was to exchange ideas in connection to phasing out POPs that are a major source of air pollutions and trigger heavy environmental challenges. Secretary MoCC, Arif Ahmed Khan chaired the meeting. In the meeting, he emphasized on effective regulatory policy and…Read More

Organic pollutants stemming can heal climate change impacts: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The first project steering committee meeting on Comprehensive Reduction and Elimination of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)’ was sorted out by Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC). The purpose of the meeting was to exchange ideas in connection to phasing out POPs that are major source of air pollution and trigger heavy environmental challenges. Secretary MoCC, Arif Ahmed Khan chaired the meeting. In the meeting, he emphasized on effective regulatory policy and a…Read More

Organic livestock farming is road to quality food

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article image AGRICULTURE SECTOR continues to play a central role in Pakistan’s economy accounting for over 21% of GDP and remains by far the largest employer, absorbing 45% of the country’s total labor force. In agriculture, livestock sector contributes approximately 53.2% of the agriculture value added and 11.4% to national GDP. Gross value addition of livestock at current factor cost has increased from Rs. 1304.6 billion to Rs. 1537.5 billion showing an increase of 17.8%. Intensive…Read More

Book on organic nomenclature released

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The scientific literature and content plays a pivotal role in understanding of the subjects. National Book Foundation (NBF) has recently published a book titled as Systematic Organic Nomenclature’. The book is authored by Professor Zia ul Haq who is an experienced chemistry professor. Commenting about the book, Professor Zia ul Haq said, "The book is intended for college and university students of organic chemistry. The book attempts to cater the comprehensive…Read More

Organic farming is a possibility for healthy food and safe environment

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article image IT IS a farming system that focuses on production of plants/crops without using synthetic or artificial chemicals (including fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, plant growth regulators and genetically modified organisms). It works in harmony with nature rather than against it. Organic farming involves using techniques to produce good crop yields without harming the natural ecosystem or the people who live and work in it and completely relies on ecosystem management and attempts to…Read More