New Breeding Technologies for Food and Nutritional Security

You all are cordially invited to attend a webinar entitled New Breeding Technologies for Food and Nutritional Security  on 18 March 2021 at 15:30 – 17:30 (Pakistan Std. Time) Jointly organized by: National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE), Faisalabad,  National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE), Faisalabad, Pakistan   Organization of Islamic…

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Launch of ISAAA Brief 55 and One-day Seminar On Science Communication and Public Engagement

Launch of ISAAA Brief 55 and One-day Seminar On Science Communication and Public Engagement held on March 9th, 2021. Organized by: COMSTECH, Secretariat, Islamabad. In collaboration with Pakistan Biotechnology Information Center (PABIC), Karachi Chapter at the COMSTECH, Secretariat, Islamabad REGISTRATION PROCESS Pl. register at  https://forms.gle/FnM9Akjc7ZKHGxKo6 Kindly fill the form and submit it to the undersigned…

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Online CERTIFICATE course on “BASIC PLANT TISSUE CULTURE TECHNIQUES”

Online CERTIFICATE course on “BASIC PLANT TISSUE CULTURE TECHNIQUES” February 16-17, 2021 Organized by COMSTECH, Secretariat, Islamabad In collaboration with International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) and Pakistan Biotechnology Information Center Who Should Attend: The workshop is designed to address the interest of scientists and research scholars working in various fields of plant…

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One-Day Lecture of Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary on “An Institution Par Excellence, and Example of our work on plant Based Research”

One-Day Lecture of “An Institution Par Excellence, and Example of our work on plant Based Research” was held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur organized by the Natural Sciences. The Director “Pakistan Biotechnology Information Center (PABIC) ICCBS, University of Karachi, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary delivered the extensive lecture. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary director…

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Agricultural biotechnology is vital for future food security in Pakistan

Agricultural biotechnology is vital for future food security in Pakistan said Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Fawad Chaudhry He stressed that “its top priority of the Ministry of Science and Technology to promote the development and commercialization of agricultural biotechnology in the country”. The minister shared that the ministry was setting up a biotechnology…

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Pakistan Biotechnology Information Center (PABIC) Organized Half-Day Seminar Entitled, “Slow Pace of Agricultural Biotechnology Adaptability: An Analysis and Way Forward” in Collaboration with University of Agriculture Faisalabad

The government has allocated record Rs287 billion for the agriculture sector to take it into mainstream economy said by Mr. Muhammad Ayub, the Regional Secretary, Food Security and Research and Chairman Pakistan Agriculture Research Council . He said special focus is being paid to improve the sector and address the problems of the farmers. He…

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Half-day activity with stake holders and media in various cities of Pakistan (Khairpure)

Half day seminar entitled, “AGRI-BIODIVERSITY: ROLE OF POLLINATORS” was organized by the Pakistan Biotechnology Information Center (PABIC) in collaboration with department of botany/date palm research institute, Shah Abdul Latif University of  khairpur on 26th October 2019.   Seminar was started by the recitation of Holy Qur’an and welcome address by Dr. Ameer Ahmed Mirbahar Date Palm…

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PABIC Organized Essay and Posters Competition, 2018 entitled; “Agriculture and Biotechnology – Perception and Reality”

Pakistan Biotechnology Information Center (PABIC) (www.pabic.com.pk), a member of the global family of BICs (Biotechnology information centers), was established in January 2006. Since then the PABIC is engaged at different levels to promote the judicious applications of biotechnology for the welfare and development of the country. In order to raise awareness among the young scholars…

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Adaptation of Biotech. Crops is Crucial as Pakistan is Suffering from Food Shortage and Running out of Fresh Water and Irrigable Land

Global food insecurity is the leading threat in the developing world. Strong political commitment to eliminate hunger is essential. Globally biotech crops have contributed to food security, sustainability and climate change by increasing crop productivity and helping alleviate poverty through uplifting the livelihood of farmers and agriculture related workforce.” Pakistan is running out of fresh water,…

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