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Ashfak Bokhari

Challenges facing mango exports

Exporters hope to earn $75m this year by exporting 100,000 tonnes — a target which was missed last year. Updated Jun 20, 2016 10:10am

Forgotten water policy initiatives

Pakistan may soon face water disputes on the western border as Kabul river feasibility studies of projects underway. Updated Jun 13, 2016 09:44am

In quest of food security

The original draft posted on the website on Jan 11, 2013 describes it as ‘agriculture . Published May 09, 2016 06:49am

Revisit agriculture income tax law

Although agriculture contributes around 21pc to GDP, its share in the overall revenue collection remains less than 1pc Published Apr 18, 2016 06:44am

No signs of wheat glut subsiding soon

The wheat procurement target for this season has been fixed at 6.95m tonnes against 6.6m tonnes in the previous year Published Mar 07, 2016 06:33am

Facing a double whammy on sugar front

Provincial govts reject the proposal, say matters relating to agriculture fall within the purview of the provinces. Published Feb 22, 2016 06:54am