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.
Although agriculture contributes around 21pc to GDP, its share in the overall revenue collection remains less than 1pc
Under the conditions prevailing in the agriculture sector bumper crops are not so desirable.
The country’s laboratories are not in a position to handle the situation .
An agricultural growth of 5pc could boost the overall GDP by 1.25pc.
The Himalayan glaciers are melting at an alarming rate because of climate change.
The company will provide quality inputs to 14 members of the OIG and guarantees buyback of the whole production.
The wheat procurement target for this season has been fixed at 6.95m tonnes against 6.6m tonnes in the previous year
The provinces do not trust each other over the sharing of water resources.
Provincial govts reject the proposal, say matters relating to agriculture fall within the purview of the provinces.
Some functions of the federal agriculture ministry had not been transferred to the provinces.
The Pakistan Halal Authority Bill needs only a formal nod of the Senate to become a law.
India’s move to sell basmati at lower prices had taken a toll on Pakistan’s exports.
Finance ministry rejects suggestions that some surplus sugar be provided to low-income sections of population.
Before it is adopted, some committee members criticised the contents of the bill.
Recent research shows that one-third of global emissions are associated with the world food system