Category Agri News

Int’l Bio-Tech brain storming moot held

Islamabad: An International Bio-technology brainstorming workshop on animal Genomics, held at NARC under the collaboration of Animal Sciences Division, PARC & International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Pakistan. A total number of 45 participants from 16 organizations across the country participated…

Indonesia to hold palm oil exhibition in Karachi

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KARACHI: The Indonesian Consulate General in Karachi is going to hold the first Conference and Exhibition on Indonesian Palm Oil (CEIPO) 2018 at Movenpick Hotel, Karachi on September 6, 2018. The one-day event is going to be held from 0900…

Agriculture council approves 29 projects for funding

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The Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) has approved 29 research and developmental projects for funding under the Agriculture Linkage Programme (ALP) to enhance agriculture output and livestock promotion in the country. The approval for the financing of these projects was…

Steps in place to promote agriculture sector

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Punjab government has launched a comprehensive programme for promoting agriculture sector on modern lines and to save irrigation water from wastage through modern irrigation system. Sources in Agriculture department told APP on Sunday that 25 percent canal water, 30 percent…

Punjab approves act to protect farmers

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The Punjab Assembly has approved Punjab Agriculture Markets Regulatory Authority Act (PAMRA), which will replace the decades-old existing system in the province. Agriculture Punjab Secretary Muhammad Mahmood has said that the previous law was very restrictive and discouraged competition. PAMRA…

Wheat procurement campaign continues in Punjab

FAISALABAD/MIANWALI (APP): Wheat procurement campaign is continuing successfully in Punjab. Food department in Faisalabad said that it has achieved 43.55 percent wheat procurement target so far by purchasing 2,327,902 bags of wheat during recent drive in Faisalabad division. A spokesman…