Agriculture In Pakistan – 2020

Pakistan Biotechnology Information center (PABIC) had organized an Essays & Posters competition, 2016 entitled; “Agriculture In Pakistan- 2020”.The competition was welcomed by metric/O-levels students participated from all over the Pakistan. In the response to this competition, PABIC received 50 essays (Urdu and English) and 50 posters from the government and private sectors, and high schools. Following…

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Biotech research in public sector of Pakistan

Globally, the role of the public sector in the research and development of agricultural biotechnology, particularly in developing countries, is very important because ultimately R&D improves the food supply and nutrition, creates jobs and increases farmers’ incomes – the common goals of countries like Pakistan where demand for food, feed and fiber crops is increasing…

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Dietary revolution in the offing

After scientists’ thumping YES to the anti-biotechnology campaigners’ question ‘Is genetically food safe to eat?’, the world hasn’t looked back and the global biotech research in food crops has entered a new era in both developed and developing countries. Today, the revolutionary science of biotechnology is one of the biggest hopes for the world in…

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Sustainably enhancing agricultural production

Today, achieving sustainability in food grain production and food security in its totality continue to be a huge challenge for the world, especially for the developing countries. Soil erosion, water shortages, climate change and shrinking farmland pose serious threats to essential resources, while human needs continue to grow. By 2050, the world will have to…

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