UNIDO develops $3m proposal for Agro-Industry development programme

ISLAMABAD: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) developed a project proposal on Agro-Industry Development Programme for Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) targeting fresh fruits, dry...

Punjab government wants GST abolished on agricultural inputs in upcoming budget

Punjab government has sent a letter to the Ministry of Finance for abolishing general sales tax (GST) on agricultural inputs in the upcoming budget....

Passco procures 860,000MT of wheat

Pakistan Agriculture Storage and Services Corporation (Passco) has procured around 860,000 metric tons of wheat during the current campaign across the grain-producing areas of...

Poultry industry lays bare heavy handedness by FBR before Dar

The Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) on Monday laid bare the highly unfair treatment meted out to the industry by the tax mandarins before the...

Agri package helped sector to grow by 3.46pc in FY 2016-17: Dar

Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar said Sunday due to the relief package announced by the government, the agriculture sector had received a major boost...

NARC engineers develop mobile sugarcane crusher

Agricultural and Biological Engineering Institute of the National Agriculture Research Center (NARC) has developed a mobile sugarcane crusher for crushing crops at the field...

Pakistan positioned 5th globally for sugarcane production

Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research (NFS&R), Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan has said that sugarcane is an imperative cash crop and Pakistan...

Agriculture loans mark up rates should be brought down to single digits: Bosan

Minister for National Food Security and Research, Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan on Thursday suggested bringing mark up rate on agriculture loans down to single...

Agri experts for strengthening capacities in water management

Agriculture experts here on Wednesday called for strengthening the individual capacities in the field of water management especially spring-shed management for conserving the rapidly...

Rice exporters’ delegation signs MoU with Jeddah Chamber

Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) and JCCI signed a MoU for long-term institutional collaboration between the two organisations. Vice Chairman Jeddah Chamber of Commerce...

Sindh govt-transporters dispute could harm mango exports

Due to dispute between the Sindh government and the transporters association, it is feared that the shipment of mango exports could get disrupted starting...

Bosan assures growers of relief in next budget

Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan said on Sunday that the government would extend all possible relief to...

Agricultural development should be focused in the budget: FPCCI

The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Sunday asked the government to pay special attention to the agricultural development in...

Massive corruption surfaces in tractor subsidy scheme

A massive corruption in the tractor subsidy scheme of the Sindh Agriculture Department has recently emerged. An inquiry into the tractor subsidy scheme revealed...

Corruption worth Rs1.45b surfaces in tractor subsidy scheme

A complaint was lodged with the Anti-corruption Establishment on March 07, 2017 against the massive corruption in tractor subsidy scheme of Sindh Agriculture Department. As...

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