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ADB approves 100-mln-USD loan to boost Pakistan's agriculture

PAR Sep 4, 2018 0

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 100-million-U.S.-dollar loan on Monday to improve irrigation infrastructure and water resource managem...

Swat environment friendly for Olive production

PAR Sep 3, 2018 0

Vice Chancellor University of Swat Professor Dr. Muhammad Jamal Khan has termed the environment of Swat as friendly for the Olive growers and urged up...

China-Pakistan agro ties can address trade imbalance

PAR Aug 28, 2018 0

For some time now, Pakistani traders have been talking about the trade imbalance with China. Pakistan has developing industrial potential but it can't...

Urea inventory hits record low in August

PAR Aug 28, 2018 0

The inventory of urea fertiliser has hit a record low, showing a shortfall in August, 2018. According to data compiled by the National Fertilizer Dev...

Rescuing our agrarian nation

PAR Aug 17, 2018 0

As Pakistan is still an agrarian country- the role of the agriculture sector is vital in its economy. Moreover agrarian products provide raw material...

Agri-lending: prioritizing small farmers

PAR Aug 17, 2018 0

The state of agriculture is far from ideal. But some progress is being made when it comes to agricultural credit disbursement. According to data relea...

Farmers in Afghanistan Hit By Worst Drought in Decades

PAR Aug 15, 2018 0

After his wheat crop failed and wells dried up, Ghulam Abbas sold his animals and joined thousands of other farmers migrating to cities as Afghanistan...

Paksitan spent $124.412m on import of agriculture machinery in FY 2017-18

PAR Aug 8, 2018 0

The import of agriculture machinery during the financial year 2017-18, witnessed about 4.77 per cent growth as the country spent $124.412 million of t...

Russia resumes wheat supplies to Brazil

PAR Aug 8, 2018 0

According to the outlook of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture, grain export in 2018-2019 agricultural year is expected at the level of 44-45 mln...

Mango festival and promotion of agriculture sector appreciated

PAR Aug 7, 2018 0

The conduct of events like mango festival and proper promotion of agricultural strengthen and appreciate the productivity and export of mangoes and ot...

Is the plant protection body responsible for failing exports

PAR Aug 7, 2018 0

THE Department of Plant Protection (DPP) has taken an administrative plunge as the federal government yet again thwarted the courts’ attempt to appoin...

Sindh usurping Balochistan’s water share, say farmers

PAR Aug 7, 2018 0

DERA MURAD JAMALI: Nasirabad division is facing acute shortage of water in Pat Feeder, Khirtar and other canals as Sindh is not releasing water as per...

AJK Govt Decides To Reduce Wheat Flour Price By 90 Rupees Per 40 Kg

PAR Aug 2, 2018 0

AJK government has decided to decrease price of wheat flour by 90 rupees per 40kg. The decision was taken in a meeting presided over by AJK Prime M...

Punjab agriculture department to provide assistance to farmers

PAR Jul 23, 2018 0

Punjab Agriculture Department is to provide financial and technical assistance to farmers under a project to develop the irrigation system on modern l...

Lone agri uplift project in tribal belt moving at a snail’s pace

PAR Jul 19, 2018 0

ISLAMABAD: Aimed at increasing crops of rain-fed and erstwhile FATA areas, a Rs 624 million gigantic project to upgrade the Arid Zone Research Institu...