Ahmad Fraz Khan

Locusts: a local menace

Locusts: a local menace

Authorities agree that some kind of mutation has taken place and two internationally-accepted factors of this grasshopper’s lifecycle have been broken the in the last seven months Published 27 May, 2020 06:34am
Battling locust invasion

Battling locust invasion

A communication gap between officials and farmers has worsened the problem... Published 03 Feb, 2020 07:11am

Wh(e)at a pity

It may take anywhere between four and five weeks to complete the wheat import process. By that calculation... Published 27 Jan, 2020 07:02am

Fertiliser fears

THE world of agriculture looks bleak from the fertiliser’s point of view. Higher prices have impacted all crops,... Published 06 Jan, 2020 07:07am
Supply concerns weigh on prices

Supply concerns weigh on prices

Traders believe the government needs to allow the import of 200,000 to 300,000 tonnes of wheat, at least for Karachi. Updated 12 Nov, 2019 07:33am

Aligned with provincial policy

The SDGs, which bind Pakistan — and Punjab by extension — to end hunger and malnutrition by 2030, have been ... Published 23 Sep, 2019 07:04am
Mango galore

Mango galore

An increase in acreage and improvement in farming practices could double production in the next five years. Updated 11 Sep, 2019 07:37am