The federal govt is in the process of framing a water policy, which should be ready by the end of the year.
Pakistani tractors are affordable for middle-class farmers in the country and are sold in large numbers.
The key snag in the implementation of this year’s package is the reluctance of two provinces to pay their share.
Pakistan’s rice exports have declined 8pc during the first two months of this fiscal year.
A group of 46 developing countries has introduced a proposal at the WTO to change the rules and allow them to invest
The rise in the sea level, an offshoot of climate change, is taking place at a rate of 1.3mm per year.
Both the federal and provincial governments are ill-prepared to take up even modest projects.
Policy interventions for dairy development have been very few and far between.
There is a big demand in Russia for seafood such as shrimps, prawns and shellfish and also for hard cheese and marbled.
One reason for the decline in exports is stated to be the continuing decrease in per-acre yield owing to lack of
Water sector should not be ignored the way the power sector has been in the past, says Ahsan Iqbal.
Belarus has offered to supply Pakistan’s entire line of engineering products, from trucks to mining equipment and
The higher domestic cost of production has made agricultural commodities less competitive and the current trend
The ministry is keeping the option of export open while looking for ways to minimise the wheat glut. It has now asked
Punjab is the only province which has its own authority — the Punjab Halal Development Agency — to prescribe standards
Despite the decline in quantity, exporters earned more than double the amount they got in 2013 because of the stringent
The crop sector’s poor performance, the SBP’s quarterly report released mid-July said.
The highest shipments recorded so far were in 2009-10 when earnings from rice exports stood at $2.2bn.
Punjab produces 65pc of the country’s mango and the export target of 0.1m tonnes looks unlikely to be met.
The WB and the ADB have already categorised Pakistan as a water-stressed country, likely to face an acute water shortage