LDFA expo, seminar begin at SAU

A two-day seminar and exhibition on livestock, dairy, fisheries, poultry & agro (LDFA) begins on Saturday at Sindh Agriculture University (SAU) Tandojam. The LDFA is being organized by Sindh Enterprise Development Fund (SEDF) and Sindh Board of Investment in collaboration with Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam and Livestock & Fisheries Department and Agriculture.

The event attracted business community, farmers, entrepreneurs. The most popular breeds of livestock from buffalo, cows, goats, sheep, camel and horse with birds species have been displayed at the Expo Center. SAU Vice Chancellor Dr Mujeebuddin Memon Sehrai in his speech at an inaugural session, appreciated the Sindh Board of Investment and SEDF for organizing such a mega event at the SAU. He said looking to agriculture scenario it shows that Sindh is contributing with production of poultry, livestock, fruits, crops.

He said these events will provide opportunities to rural farmers. These efforts will remove urban- rural gap in terms of economic resources and job opportunities. He said due to weather pattern change there is only solution to have research to find solution to introduce new varieties in crops.

The VC said Pakistan has a rich and vast natural resource base and different agro-ecological and climatic zones with great potential for producing all types of crops, including food crops, cash crops, fruits, fodder and vegetable commodities. Thus agriculture sector continues to be an essential component of Pakistan's economy.