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According to a report, Pakistan’s agricultural product efficiency lies between 29% and 52%, which is very low as compared to the rest of the world. Pakistan vs the World Wheat Pakistan generates only 3.1 tons of wheat from one hectare as compared...
The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has approved 31 projects worth a staggering Rs 713 billion and with that the Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project has become one of the most overbudget and delayed power projects in the world. The cost of...
KARACHI: Cotton market closed easy on Saturday due lack of buying interest. Shortage of quality lint and poor demand from spinners kept cotton prices under pressure, thereby creating lacklustre conditions. Cotton prices during the week on ready counter recorded a...
Bank Alfalah and Engro Fertilizers have signed an agreement as part of the Agri Value Chain Financing Program for the current Kharif season, a statement said on Tuesday. The seasonal facility will be available for the growers registered with Engro...
FAISALABAD – Agriculture department has released schedule for rice cultivation. According to a spokesman of Agriculture department, the best time for the cultivation of rice varieties ARI-6, KS-282, KSK-133 and NIAB ARI-9 falls between May 25 to June 7 whereas...
ISLAMABAD: Water shortage is exceeding official estimates amid Tarbela Dam hitting dead level for the second time in a fortnight. The development will be a serious challenge for Kharif crops in Sindh and Balochistan. Officials said the existing water resource...
This year will likely be the hottest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization. As temperatures continue to rise and extreme weather events such as droughts and floods become more frequent, farmers face more unpredictable and difficult growing conditions....
Pakistan’s per capita daal (pulse) consumption has sharply declined to about 7 kg/person from about 15 Kg/person in 2000, according to data released by Food and Agriculture Organization and reported in Pakistani media. Meat has replaced it as the...
Agriculture sector, the backbone of Pakistan’s economy, recorded a growth of 3.81%, its highest growth in 13 years, according to the Pakistan Economic Survey 2017-18. The sector surpassed last year’s growth of 2.07% with next-year’s target set at 3.5%. The growth...
Under PSDP 2017-18, the government has released Rs 199.016 million for national pesticides residue monitoring system in the county as against the total allocation of 284 million during the period under review. In order to exploit the agriculture and livestock...

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