Chili farming under CPEC set to boost agriculture sector

“Pilot project of Chili Farm with100 acres is completed,” he said in his tweet, adding that in the next phase, as many as 3000 acres of land would be brought under chili cultivation.

Valuing water in an agrarian economy & role of private sector

Water is a key resource for the livelihood of people and sustainable development for any economy. The theme for World Water Day 2021 revolves...

Op-ed: Will Indian government be able to scuttle the farmers’ protest?

Since November 26, 2020, farmers in India, mostly from the Punjab and Haryana have been protesting on the outskirts of chilly New Delhi (four...

General Tariq Khan – CEO FFC, talks Food Security in Pakistan

GVS: Can you explain the transformation that Pakistan has done going from an agricultural economy to being in a position where agriculture contributes less...

Indian farmers are rising up against Modi’s ‘Great Reset’

The Indian capital saw heated clashes on Friday after security forces fired tear gas and water cannons to stop a farmers’ march that was...

Pakistan desperate need for biotechnology to feed the nation!

On Friday, Syed Fakhar Imam, Minister for National Food Security, paid a visit to Green Super Rice (GSR) field at the National Institute for...

Where do Pakistan’s institutions stand in protecting agriculture from climatic catastrophes?

Agriculture remains the backbone of Pakistan’s economy, contributing around 20% of its national GDP and employing nearly half of its labor force. The sector...

Challenges faced by our Agriculture Sector

Pakistan's agricultural sector suffers from major endemic problems – its per hectare yield is the poorest in the region. We examine why this is so and where priorities should be set for improvement.