Dawn News

Mohiuddin Aazim

Food security survey

The survey will cover all aspects of food security, including the availability, accessibility and affordability of food. Updated Nov 23, 2015 07:54am

Seafood sector needs a re-do

Illegal fishing in the coastal areas of Sindh and Balochistan continues despite stricter vigils. Published Nov 02, 2015 07:05am

Oilseed output shows mixed trend

The use of canola and corn oil is growing fast in urban areas and that of mustard and rapeseed oil in rural areas Published Oct 26, 2015 06:41am

Growth trends in camel market

A manufacturer says he received orders from a Dubai-based company for supplying chocolate bars filled with camel milk. Updated Oct 19, 2015 07:35am

Farm productivity and pricing

Commodity-pricing is becoming trickier day by day, not only in Pakistan but elsewhere in the world as well. Updated Sep 14, 2015 09:44am

Online sales of sacrificial animals

A trader at a leading online portal hopes to sell 100,000 sacrificial animals this year, up from 75,000 last year. Updated Sep 07, 2015 08:41am

Food companies doing well

“Neither the provinces nor the federation has made any attempt to survey the entire food market, classify the players on Published Aug 31, 2015 06:32am

Banks begin value-chain financing

Under the VCF, banks lend to companies that buy the growers’ produce and also to commodity traders and input suppliers. Updated Aug 24, 2015 12:10pm

Decline in apple exports

Apple production in KP and Punjab dropped between 2008 and 2013 for a host of reasons including high cost of production Published Aug 17, 2015 06:26am

Appetite for agricultural loans

Even at Rs516bn, gross agricultural loans made up just 11pc of banks’ total advances at the end of FY2015 compared to Published Aug 10, 2015 06:48am

Meat sector poised to grow

From about $40-90m per year during 2000-2005, meat exports have grown rapidly to $240m in FY15 Published Aug 03, 2015 06:57am

Falling inland fish production

Fish farmers say over 150 fish farms are in operation in Sindh alone where about three dozen fish species are produced. Published Jul 21, 2015 06:49am

Promoting tunnel farming

Officials say a well-cared tunnel farm enhances the per-acre yield of veggies by up to 500pc, Published Jul 13, 2015 07:08am