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  • Trump administration suspends US educational programs for migrant children

    The Trump administration is suspending educational, legal and recreational programs for migrant children in its custody, saying an influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a “tremendous strain” on the resources of the agency tasked with housing them...

    On May 30, HHS official Mark Boss sent an email to providers in ORR's network of shelters informing them costs budgeted for educational and...

  • Govt expenditure on agricultural sector far lower in Pakistan: WB

    ISLAMABAD: Government expenditure on agriculture sector, both as a percentage of total outlays and as agricultural GDP, is far lower in Pakistan than other countries in South and Southeast Asia, the World Bank said in a report...

    Over-reliance on the traditional four crops reflected government support including subsidies, procurement politics, research and extension, that is heavily focused on the major crops, inefficient markets for...

  • Pakistan, Belarus set to sign agricultural cooperation accords

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Belarus are set to sign three accords related to agricultural cooperation during the forthcoming visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to Belarus...

    In this regard, a four-member Belarusian delegation held detailed discussions with the scientists of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and visited the research establishments at the National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) here on Tuesday...

  • SINDH’S AGRICULTURAL SLAVES

    This case (2009) was reported on internationally, and somehow Hillary Clinton, who was visiting Pakistan at the time and had a meeting with the president, brought the matter up with him...

    Pressure continued to be mounted on Pakistan by the US embassy, and subsequently, on the order of the Sindh High Court, another raid was carried out in Achro Thar...

  • Farmers want agricultural land excluded from road project

    MANSEHRA: The administration of Hazara division has started acquisition of land from Havelian to Shinkiari for the second phase of motorway but landowners want it to exclude their agricultural lands from the strategically important project...

    “We don’t want to create any sort of problem in execution of this nationally important project but our agricultural lands should be spared by diverting the road to other side which would also...

  • Agricultural growth key to economic success: study

    KARACHI: The debate on land reforms has been an integral part of freedom movements, and since partition Pakistan has been seeking to establish policies, to varying levels of success, that positively contribute to its agricultural development...

    This was stated on Wednesday at the launch of a study by the Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (Piler) that focused on the land tenure system in Pakistan...

  • Expectations from Sindh’s agricultural budget

    ”Two separate, ongoing World Bank-supported programmes “already require Sindh government to do its part in achieving the goals of agricultural growth and productivity enhancement,” a senior official of the provincial agriculture department told this writer...

    This means, that in the upcoming budget ‘allocations will be made for co-financing of subsidised agricultural machinery including tractors and for financial and technical...

  • Slack in agricultural growth

    3pc, according to the Pakistan Economic Survey released last Thursday...

    Public-private cooperation also led to higher meat exports, the Pakistan Economic Survey emphasised, adding that 29 proper slaughter houses are currently engaged in exports...

  • Asia-Pacific needs heavy investment in agricultural research: FAO

    ISLAMABAD: The Food and Agri­culture Organisa­tion (FAO) of the United Nations has called upon countries of the Asia Pacific region to invest heavily in agricultural research since the scope for expansion of arable land in the region is fairly limited and the quality of land is declining...

    The gradual increase in global temperature projected by climate scientists could lead to a seawater level increase that may result in a...

  • Sindh’s lacklustre agricultural budget

    “The largest chunk of current expenses will be spent on non-core heads like salaries of employees and little will be available for spending on actual agricultural promotion,” admits a senior official of Sindh agriculture department without elaborating...

    That shows how much importance has been given to agricultural sector in the new budget...

  • District-level approach to agricultural uplift

    There is no institutional platform to solve such problems faced by small farmers as the representatives of agricultural chambers and growers associations largely comprise rural elites having political clout...

    At the district level, agricultural departments are in place to provide advisory and extension services to the farmers under the control of district coordination officers (DCO) but there is little interaction with small...

  • ‘Modern techniques improve agricultural production’

    He was speaking at the inaugural session of the 7th Farmers Convention here at the Pakistan Academy for Rural Development (Pard), Peshawar...

    He said the agricultural sector had 21 percent share in Pakistan’s GDP and that around 45 percent of the population benefited from the sector making it the epicentre of the country’s all socio-economic activities...

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