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Food & Agriculture (Facts & Figures)

A Review of the Banking Sector (Facts & Figures)

Agriculture growth percentages in Pakistan (Base=2005-06) Sector 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 (P) Agriculture 2.68 2.50 2.13 0.15 2.18 3.94 0.85 Crops 1.53 2.64 0.16 -5.27 1.22 4.66 -4.43 i) Important Crops 0.17 7.22 -1.62 -5.86 2.60 3.56 …

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Manufacturing in decline

Manufacturing in decline

For the economic growth and development, the economists revealed that the manufacturing has been considered as the main engine. They have said that productivity is higher in the manufacturing sector than in the agricultural sector. Manufacturing is also assumed to …

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Strong refusal to use GM maize seeds in Pakistan

Strong refusal to use GM maize seeds in Pakistan

Farmers must not allow cultivation of genetically modified maize and other crops All the major stakeholders of agriculture sector including farmers, food processors, national seed companies and agribusiness experts, etc. vehemently oppose cultivation of genetically modified (GM) maize in Pakistan. …

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Time to make best use of effective Balochistan’s resources

Time to make best use of effective Balochistan’s resources

Pakistan’s area-wise largest province Balochistan is still caught in underdevelopment trap. The province is rich in natural resources. It has tremendous potential for development of horticulture, particularly the fruit farms. There is a lot of potential for development in the livestock and dairy sectors, as the …

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