The absence of a GI law has also led to shrinking investment in basmati rice processing, especially in Punjab.
However, there is an urgent need to set up a National Biosafety Laboratory in the country
Pakistani businesses have failed to tap into the growing global halal market
Once the regulation is enforced, companies will have to apply for a licence from the PSQCA to produce and sell milk.
USDA raises Pakistan's rice exports forecast by 0.1m tonnes amid ongoing downward trend.
Punjab's ban on sugar mills in cotton areas serves as rationale for allocating cultivable land among competing crops.
There is an urgent need to tackle the post-harvest losses as 30-40pc of mangoes are wasted every year.
The Sindh government also intends to introduce new slabs in the agriculture income tax in a move to take strict...
Weather forecasting technologies are out of date resulting in the Met office finding it difficult ...
Federal Minister for National Food Security Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan favours heavy duty on the import of milk and whey
The Senate Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research, in a recent meeting, asked the government to
Exporters hope to earn $75m this year by exporting 100,000 tonnes — a target which was missed last year.
Pakistan may soon face water disputes on the western border as Kabul river feasibility studies of projects underway.
PAKISTAN’S exports of agricultural commodities and agro-products remain stymied by falling international prices ...
Investments at the local level in climate projects and adaptation and mitigation measures will offer vast business
Over 50m people depend on the livestock sector. The government must introduce farmer-friendly policies: Bosan
The prices of primary commodities are likely to remain depressed on the global markets, says a report.
The original draft posted on the website on Jan 11, 2013 describes it as ‘agriculture .
Although Pakistan is the fourth-largest milk-producing nation, it is still dominated by the informal sector.
The Sindh Board of Revenue has digitised the revenue record of 29 districts.