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Pakistan Market Price Bulletin, May 2018

PAR May 23, 2018 0

In April 2018, the prices of wheat and wheat flour decreased by 2.4% each over March 2018; the price of rice Irri-6 increased by 2%, while the price o...

Shorter, hotter, earlier: Shrinking spring slashes Pakistani harvests

PAR May 23, 2018 0

MARDAN, Pakistan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Adil Khan’s hopes for a good harvest are fading again this year as he inspects his orchard of apricot...

Faisalabad Division Achieved 50% of Wheat Procurement Target

PAR May 21, 2018 0

Faisalabad Division as a whole has achieved 50.38% of wheat procurement target, stated by the food Department. The Department has so far purchased 2,6...

Explore Agriculture Potential - Lahore to hold Agri Expo in June

PAR May 21, 2018 0

To showcase Pakistan’s agriculture products and potential for exports, the Punjab agriculture department will hold a two-day Agri Expo 2018 at the Exp...

Pakistan at bottom of agri R&D spending in South Asia

PAR May 18, 2018 0

Agriculture Economist, World Bank, Pakistan, Hans GP Jansen, has said that in Punjab yield gaps in major crops is hazardously high and yields are 30-5...

Is Pakistani Agriculture Ready for CPEC

PAR May 18, 2018 0

The basmati rice grown in Pakistan’s Punjab province is long and slender-grained. It is aromatic, fluffy when cooked and, in classic Pakistani dishes,...

PARC, IRP to promote research, collaboration in agri sector

PAR May 17, 2018 0

A signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding was held here on Wednesday between Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), Islamabad and Isla...

Pakistan to export rice, sugar to Nigeria

PAR May 17, 2018 0

Pakistan has started implementing agreement to export 3000 metric tons rice to Nigeria while 5000 metric tons sugar will also be exported to Nigeria....

Crop insurance scheme launched

PAR May 16, 2018 0

A Punjab Agriculture Department spokesman has said the Punjab government has started crop insurance scheme (Takaful) to protect income of farmers agai...

Engro and PARC to jointly promote technical cooperation for uplift of agri. sector

PAR May 15, 2018 0

Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and Engro Fertilizers Limited h to promote technical coop...

Reduced policies for cultivation causing enhanced imports: PEW

PAR May 10, 2018 0

The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) has alleged that the government policies have reduced the area under cultivation and production of oilseeds which is...

US in collaboration with Dawn Expo exhibits agricultural partnership with Pakistan

PAR May 4, 2018 0

Embassy of US showcased its long-standing support for Pakistan’s agriculture sector with a pavilion at the Dawn Food and Agri Expo. The Expo highlight...

IBM’s Accurate Weather Forecast to Local Farmers - Telenor Pakistan Collaborates with LMKT

PAR May 3, 2018 0

Telenor Pakistan has partnered with LMKT, an IBM partner, to provide farmers across the country with localized and accurate weather forecasting data....

BASF signs agreement to acquire additional seeds and crop protection businesses and assets from Bayer

PAR May 3, 2018 0

Karachi, May 02: In addition to the agreement signed in October 2017, BASF has signed an agreement to purchase further businesses and assets, which Ba...

Government committed to upgrade Agriculture on scientific lines

PAR Apr 30, 2018 0

In Multan, Mr. Naveed Asmat, Agriculture Information Assistant Director said that the agriculture sector is being upgraded on scientific lines to meet...