Government of Pakistan has Solicite Funds to Acquire New Biotech Based Techniques for Development in Crops and Livestock Sector

Islamabad: (9th August 2017) The government of Pakistan has solicite new research project based funding through  Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) to acquire new biotech research technologies for development in Crops and Livestock. It is said by Dr. Yusuf Zafar T.I., Chairman PARC in his opening assert to the participants of “Competitive Grant Selection Committee Meeting”…

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PABIC and ICCBS Hold the launching Ceremony of ISAAA Brief 52

The launching ceremony of ISAAA Brief 52 was organized by the Pakistan Biotechnology Information Center (PABIC) in collaboration with International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (ICCBS) at the occasion of inauguration of SINO-Pak Hybrid Rice Research Center at ICCBS, University of Karachi on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Prof. Dr. Muhammad…

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Punjab Government Developed the Strategy for the Implementation of Modern Techniques in Agriculture Sector of Pakistan

Punjab government has developed a strategy for introducing modern techniques for pursuing agriculture sector on modern lines to make it profitable. Under the directives of Punjab Chief Minister, the Agriculture Department has formulated a well-knitted three-year plan costing Rs 4.76 billion for introducing new techniques in agri-sector to enhance per acre yield and to improve…

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PARC Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) on Maize, Sorghum, Millet and Fodder Crops prescribed 06 New Maize and 03 Millet Hybrids for Commercial Cultivation in Pakistan

Six new maize and three millet hybrids have been recommended for commercial cultivation in Pakistan by the Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) on maize, sorghum, millet and fodder crops in meeting held here at Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Headquarters in Islamabad. The National Coordinator (Cereal System) PARC said that a total of 13 proposals including…

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SURVEY SHOWS AGRICULTURE EXTENSION OFFICERS IN PAKISTAN NEED MORE TRAINING ON BIOTECH

According to an economic survey conducted by Pakistan‘s Minister of Finance, the agricultural production in the country continues to be low due to lack of technical knowledge at the farm level. Since biotechnology has shown benefits for farmers, especially in improving production, it is important to have efficient agricultural extension services. Thus, researchers from the University of Agriculture…

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