“Neither the provinces nor the federation has made any attempt to survey the entire food market, classify the players on
Under the VCF, banks lend to companies that buy the growers’ produce and also to commodity traders and input suppliers.
Apple production in KP and Punjab dropped between 2008 and 2013 for a host of reasons including high cost of production
Even at Rs516bn, gross agricultural loans made up just 11pc of banks’ total advances at the end of FY2015 compared to
From about $40-90m per year during 2000-2005, meat exports have grown rapidly to $240m in FY15
One outstanding thing about agricultural micro-financing, apart from the MFBs’ ability to market small loans in the ...
Fish farmers say over 150 fish farms are in operation in Sindh alone where about three dozen fish species are produced.
Officials say a well-cared tunnel farm enhances the per-acre yield of veggies by up to 500pc,
Penetrating into a larger number of export markets is very much required to enhance forex earnings from meat and meat
The Balochistan government’s plan to establish an agricultural university is the most important move as farm research
Farmers point out that the construction of concrete and steel silos in the province,...
Some incentives announced in the budget are meant to raise mechanisation bar in agricultural sector
An outstanding thing happened in the seed sector: the provision of 27pc certified cotton seeds for sowing in FY16.
Balochistan is a food-deficit province, and the food storage issue is expected to get more attention in the new budget
Incentives are being considered for all progressive farmers of food crops whose fields give the highest per-hectare
Mango exporters are set to start foreign sales with hope of earnings this season exceeding that of last year.
Over Rs3bn has been lent to small farmers in 105 districts across the country under a SBP-DFID scheme.
Substandard packaging translates into limited gains in per unit prices and keeps export earnings low.
Sources in the climate change ministry say the economic cost of rangeland degradation and deforestation comes close...
The issue of mapping agribusinesses has been under discussion for quite sometime, officials say.