Its a matter of survival now Experts, Government for Improving Water Management in Balochistan; Call for Greater Focus on Implementation

QUTEETA: The expert consultation on improving water governance in Balochistan organized by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and Taraqee Foundation came to a close on December 20, 2016, after extensive deliberations that centered on the need for urgency in addressing the already deteriorating water crisis in the province.

Representative from the Government of Balochistan, the Ministry of Climate Change, as well as experts from the water sector and the US-

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Climate change affecting economic survival

STAFF REPORT ISB: The climate change does not only threaten Pakistan’s food security, but it also posed a threat to Pakistan’s economic survival, that needs to be tackled with a wiser approach, Chairman Peoples Agricultural Commission Dr Amir Mohammad Khan has said.

"The climate change is one of the biggest challenges faced by the agricultural sector, while the best strategies to combat this is developing climate zones and introducing supplementary irrigation for sustainable

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Wildlife survival at risk by rising anthropogenic activities

STAFF REPORT ISB: World Wildlife Conservation Day has recently celebrated at the Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PNH) in Islamabad.

Prof. Dr. Qasim Jan, former VC QAU and Advisor COMSTECH, was the chief guest on this occasion.

The event was jointly organised by Ministry of Science and Technology, Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF), PMNH, US Embassy Islamabad, and Snow Leopard Foundation (SLF).

Dr. Qasim said that due to anthropogenic activities, wildlife populations have

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Advanced tech vital for survival in export market

STAFF REPORT KHI: The production efficiency and usage of advanced technology is the only way for survival of the export-oriented industry.

"It is necessary to focus on efficiency on compressed air to reduce production cost and compete at the international level," said Dr Samiuz Zaman, Pakistan’s prominent environmentalist, while speaking at a recently held seminar "Compressed Air Technology" in the industry organized by Plastic Technology Centre (PTC).

He said

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Science research key to survival: Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro

Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro is playing a vibrant role as Chairman PSF with initiating multiple research programmes in collaboration with other organizations. Winner of the Presidential Quaid-i-Azam Scholarship for PhD. and the Overseas Research Students Award’, Dr. Soomro, during his stay at PARC, played a leading role in developing disease management technology to control potato disease. He has launched a nationwide programme to create awareness among students and general masses in rural areas

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Survival of cotton in Pakistan

By Muhammad Ibrahim Khan via AgriHuntTHE EXPORT quantum depends on cotton production, domestic consumption and exportable surplus during the year. This year, the government should ban purchase of cotton by CEC and cotton exporters totally because the production will only meet the requirements of the textile spinning industry. CEC should play its role in stabilising the cotton prices and safeguard the interests of growers, ginners, textile spinners and other consumers of cotton.Pakistan’s

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Survival threats to forests

WITH ONE of the highest rates of deforestation in the world, Pakistan’s forests are in urgent need of protection and conservation. The country is a semi arid country with less than 4 per cent of its area under forest cover. At the global level, WWF is lobbying governments to establish an ecologically representative network of protected areas covering at least 10 per cent of each of the world’s forest types. Forests make environment clean and act as a buffer zone for cities, societies and

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