Category Archives: Agriculture and Livestock

Turkey’s PNAC award to stir Pak recognition in global Halal Food sector

ISLAMABAD: In the backdrop of government’s recent decision to launch Halal food accreditation scheme, country is all set to enjoy …

Agricultural credit disbursement surges by 19% to Rs 172.563bn in FY12 first eight months

KARACHI: Agricultural credit disbursement by banks surged by 19% on year-on-year basis to Rs 172.563 billion in first eight months …

Food Security Ministry unveils huge annual wheat donation to WFP

ISLAMABAD: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Wednesday welcomed a commitment by the newly created Pakistan Ministry of Food …

Scarce rainfall: NDMA advises immediate water management steps to avoid negative impact on agriculture sector

ISLAMABAD: Keeping in view, below normal rainfall across the country in the months of January, February and March hitherto, as …

Export of rice under barter system like wheat to Iran suggested

KARACHI: The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) appreciated the permission to export wheat to Iran under barter system …

Cotton arrivals substantial increase, exports rise significant

KARACHI: There has been a substantial increase of more than 25 percent in arrival of cotton in markets of the …