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Balochistan needs tech based livestock policy

Balochistan needs tech based livestock policy

Government must announce a new livestock policy involving the private sector for promotion of the organized cattle farming activities in Balochistan. It should provide the required land and funds and announce incentive packages to attract the private parties for making …

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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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Paltry agricultural credit disbursement

Paltry agricultural credit disbursement

According to the details released by State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), during 2017-18 financial institutions have disbursed Rs972.6 billion as compared to disbursements of Rs704.5 billion during 2016-17, up nearly 38 percent. As a consequence, the outstanding portfolio to agriculture …

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