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  • Fish farming needs a shot in the arm

    Inland fish farming that progressed well between FY07 and FY12 has since been on the decline owing to the lack of needed investment...

    In FY07, the then federal government in collaboration with provincial governments had provided an incentive package for fish farmers...

  • CM stresses modern farming methods

    MIRPURKHAS: Sindh Ch­i­ef Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has advised mango farmers to adopt modern far­ming methods to improve quality of the fruit and incr­ease its export to earn foreign exchange for the country...

  • Modern contract farming models

    MODERN agricultural supply chains aligned with farming practices and the market are required for the provision of food staples to the rapidly rising urban population...

    Contract farming fills this gap by offering financial resources and technical guidance to small scale farmers to grow agricultural products for the investors...

  • Pakistan, Belarus to cooperate in dairy farming

    ISLAMABAD: The second meeting of Pakistan-Belarus Joint Working Group on Agriculture concluded here on Friday with the signing of protocols which laid the negotiating platform for creation of joint ventures to produce dairy products in Pakistan using raw materials imported from Belarus...

    As a follow-up to the decisions taken at the joint working group’s first meeting, Pakistan has submitted to Belarus protocols for phytosanitary...

  • Call for steps to halt steep decline in fish resources

    Karachi: A significant part of fish export earning now comprises fish meal, which is an alarming indicator of steep decline in the production of commercially important fish resources, said an expert at an event held in the arts auditorium of Karachi University on Monday...

    Presenting data on the decline in fish catch, Mohammad Moazzam Khan, former director general of the marine fisheries department and now working with World Wide...

  • Olive farming takes root in Potohar region

    Now, 52, the farmer did not see his economic condition improve until he took the difficult decision five years ago to turn to olive farming – then an alien practice in the area...

    Like Tajamal, there are scores of other farmers in the Potohar region who have switched to olive farming as the Punjab government has resolved to turn Potohar into an olive valley and is fully facilitating the growers...

  • Sustainable farming needed for food security: FAO

    ISLAMABAD: More productive and sustainable farming systems need to be developed to meet growing food demand, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) report said on Monday...

    In the long term, the consolidation of farmland by investors may occur alongside the continuing fragmentation of land operated by traditional farming communities...

  • Flattened by erratic rain, Pakistani farmers ditch crop farming

    Farmers all over Pakistan are suffering the same heartbreak, as a season of unusually heavy rain and cold weather continues to destroy crops across the country...

    Heavily in debt and tired of struggling against the worsening effects of climate change, some farmers have decided to abandon crop farming altogether, instead turning to raising cattle and poultry as more reliable sources of income...

  • Date farming, processing unit being set up in DI Khan

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Board of Investment and Trade (KP-BoIT) is making efforts for introduction of modern methods to improve yield of various crops and fruits in the province...

    In this regard, the board has undertaken measures for setting up a modern date farming and processing unit in Dera Ismail Khan...

  • Focus on precision farming

    AN international seminar held at Faisalabad’s university of agriculture on May 14 was told that it was time Pakistan adopted precision agriculture...

    Then, conventional precision farming requires mechanisation, big equipment, and sophisticated technology -- tools that are far beyond the reach of smallholder farmers...

  • President urges NAB to net big fish

    ISLAMABAD: Expressing dissatisfaction over Pakistan’s ranking in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), President Mamnoon Hussain urged the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday to net the big fish involved in corruption...

    Take a look: Pakistan’s ranking in corruption index improves“Although there has been an improvement in Pakistan’s ranking in the CPI, this is not enough and we have to work more vigorously to combat the...

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