FAMACHA System as a tool of targeted selective treatment


Dairy sheep and goats play an important role in building economy and providing livelihood in many parts of the world but at the same time they are affected by many diseases particularly parasitic problem. Among parasitic diseases, Haemonchus, Oesophagostomum, Trichostrongylus and Telodorsagia are the main genera of gastrointestinal nematodes that are important for small ruminants andHaemonchus (H.) contortus is the most dangerous because of its economic significance. Usually the infection

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Targeted research inevitable for the overhaul of agri-sector: Experts




STAFF REPORT ISB: A seminar with the theme Fiscal Space for Investment in Agriculture – A review of Taxes and Subsidies in Agriculture in Pakistan’ was recently held by Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFSandR). The objective of the seminar was to have an insight on the research findings on net fiscal position in agriculture sector.

The researchers, experts from MNFSandR and PARC were present on the occasion. The in-camera session entailed several view points from

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Targeted research inevitable for the overhaul of agri-sector: Experts


STAFF REPORT ISB: A seminar with the theme Fiscal Space for Investment in Agriculture – A review of Taxes and Subsidies in Agriculture in Pakistan’ was recently held by Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFSandR). The objective of the seminar was to have an insight on the research findings on net fiscal position in agriculture sector.

The researchers, experts from MNFSandR and PARC were present on the occasion. The in-camera session entailed several view points from the

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6.8 million tons rice targeted for next year


STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan’s Federal Committee on Agriculture (FCA) has set a target of 6.81 million tons of rice (basis milled) production from an area of 2.78 million hectares for the next crop.
According to local sources, of the 6.81 million tons rice production target, the Punjab province is expected to account for 3.5 million tons, Sindh for 2.6 million tons, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for 100,000 tons and Balochistan for around 600,000 tons.
Pakistan is among the world’s top five rice

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Targeted research panacea to multiple crises

DECADES BACK, the modern world had set itself on the track to progress, now it is the government of Pakistan which has started realizing the gravity of the situation or backwardness or increasing dependence on others for almost all needs. The government is regularly making commitments for giving priority to initiating need-based research activities in order to put the country on the path to progress on a sustainable way. To prove these pledges, it is also arranging seminars, workshops,

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