Tag: Raised

Response of Acacia nilotica raised in silt soil as affected by compost

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Acacia nilotica is multipurpose nitrogen fixing tree legume and commonly found in Africa, Asia and Australia. Most of the Acacia species are local to Africa and others belong to the subcontinent, especially in India and Pakistan. It has the ability to withstand biotic and abiotic stresses, however extremely defenseless to frost, particularly in the early […]…Read More

‘Agri expenditure raised to 80%; State Bank

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Agriculture expenditure has increased to 80% with side by side extensions of commercial banks to 57% of the entire expenditures in the last four years, said Tariq Bajwa, governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). He appreciated the financial institution for surpassing the target of credit disbursement during the previous fiscal year while addressing […]…Read More

Raised budget stressed for scientific R&D

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Research and development (RandD) may have become a popular catchphrase in the developing world at large, but in Pakistan its significance is not realized in the least and funding for RandD has steadily reduced in the last decade. The current budgetary allocation for scientific RandD stands at a measly 0.29 per cent and calls are being made by the planning, development and reforms minister to increase the budget to at least 0.5 per cent in 2016. "The…Read More

Raised budget stressed for scientific R&D

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Research and development (RandD) may have become a popular catchphrase in the developing world at large, but in Pakistan its significance is not realized in the least and funding for RandD has steadily reduced in the last decade. The current budgetary allocation for scientific RandD stands at a measly 0.29 per cent and calls are being made by the planning, development and reforms minister to increase the budget to at least 0.5 per cent in 2016. "The government…Read More