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Climate is an important force in driving the agricultural productivity of a particular area either
directly (by influencing the crops and livestock) or indirectly (by disturbing the water resources).
In the past few decades rapid changes have been observed in the climatic conditions around the
globe posing some serious threats to water resources and ultimately the agriculture, especially in
the developing countries. Before we go into the depth of the topic
Hepatitis B and C are principal cause of liver infection that ultimately leads to many liver complications in the form of cirrhosis, liver failure and liver cancer (Hepatocellular carcinoma). July 28, 2011, marks the first official World Hepatitis Day, established by the World Health Organization (WHO). Center for Disease Control (CDC) joined with WHO in calling for a renewed commitment against a largely silent but persistent epidemic. The aim of world hepatitis day is to raise global
SIDRA SAIF ISB: Prof. Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, Vice-Chairman of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has said that climate change affects livelihood, water resources, food security besides causing poverty, migration and coastal flooding.
"Change in climate can be observed through the warming of hot days and heat waves, and intensity of the precipitation. A small amount of warming is observed, however, its impacts are immense, which shows that if warming increases,
Staff Report ISD: Prof. Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, the Vice-Chairman of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has saidthat climate change affects livelihood, water resources, food security besides causing poverty,migration and coastal flooding.
He was delivering a special lecture on Challenges and Opportunities of Climate Change’, here under the auspices of Sustainable development Policy Institute and Embassy of the Belgium on Friday at Marriott hotel, Islamabad. As many as
Farmers had been busy in controlling weeds by different local approaches. It would be a faint dream to expect high crop yield potential without taking weed management in account. Crops can never achieve the potential claimed by the breeders because of environmental hazards and management constraints and I reckon the weeds as number one threat in this regard. Under such circumstances, farmers’ own varieties or land races are better yielderPAKISTAN HAS diverse climatic conditions providing theRead more