Engro Fertilizers, Australia’s DFAT train over 4,000 smallholders

LAHORE: Engro Fertilizers Limited, Engro Foundation and the Government of Australia’s Department of Foreign Aid and Trade (DFAT) have successfully trained more than 4,000 smallholders...

Pakistan, Bulgaria to discuss agriculture ties

The ambassador offered cooperation in the field of animal medicines, which Bulgaria is quite famous for.

Demand for Pakistani cotton increasing in int’l markets: official

MULTAN: Punjab Pest Warning & Quality Control of Pesticides Director General Muhammad Zafaryab Haider has said that the demand for Pakistani cotton is increasing...

Vegan startup substituting meat raises $241 million from IPO

Beyond’s rival Impossible, meanwhile, has linked up with Burger King to offer a vegan version of its signature Whopper. Nestle and Unilever are also aiming to expand their presence in the expanding sector.

Defaulters owe Rs244.8bn to electric companies, majority being connections to tube wells

Energy defaulters owe a total of Rs244.79 billion as 10 major electricity distribution companies have published names of 45,914 defaulters.

FAO trains 400 Baloch women in agri-entrepreneurship

ISLAMABAD: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, in collaboration with the Australian government's Department of Foreign Aid and Trade (DFTA), provided entrepreneurial...

Minister vows to facilitate rain-affected farmers

'A special package will soon be announced for those farmers whose crops were damaged in the recent rains'ISLAMABAD: The government, in the form of...

Wheat stock estimated at 28.16m tonnes, well over national requirements

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Committee on Agriculture (FCA) was informed that wheat production for 2018-19 has been estimated at 25.16 million tonnes from an area of...

Agricultural cooperation with China to be enhanced under CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Planning, Development and Reform Minister Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar said on Wednesday that the government was focused on developing the agriculture sector on modern lines...

ECC approves immediate import of 100,000 tonnes of urea

Ministry asked to review the price mechanism of fertiliser industry to ensure the provision of urea to farmers at cheaper ratesISLAMABAD: In order to facilitate...

Sugar rush fades for Indian farmers ahead of vote

Debts and drought have driven thousands of farmers to suicide in recent years, putting PM Modi on the back foot as he runs...

Govt to install three olive extraction mills, six mobile units

'Olive extraction mills and mobile units will be installed during the next crop season under public-private partnership'ISLAMABAD: The government is set to install three...

SCA urges govt to control price of agricultural inputs

HYDERABAD: The Sindh Chamber of Agriculture (SCA), a leading farmers’ lobbying group urged the Federal Government to control the price of the agricultural inputs...

Pakistan, FAO sign accord to promote livestock, dairy sectors

ISLAMABAD: The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Ministry of National Food Security and Research on Thursday joined hands to take concrete...

Buzdar vows to develop agri sector, protect farmers’ rights

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said on Saturday that the provincial government has set agricultural development and prosperity of farmers as its...

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