Govt urged to resolve basmati issue

KARACHI: The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has expressed concern over lethargy in the advocacy of the geographical indications (GI) and the trademark (TM) ownership of basmati and has urged the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority...

Growing Rice With Less Water

AFTER wheat, rice is the second most important staple of Pakistan. Through exports, it contributes significantly to the country`s exchequer. This is especially true for basmati rice which is known for its aroma and quality, and is a specialty of the country. Rice is...

Extensive damage to agriculture crop

In the current year Pakistan has received extensive rains and snowfall than normal. This is a state of happiness taking into account the dangerous water situation that existed due to an exceptionally extended dry spell that the country witnessed over last several...

Rice: time to adopt SRI

Pakistan’s rice is a highly export centric commodity, with an average 60 percent of total domestic production going towards export. Over the past three decades, focus of large-scale farming in the country has shifted increasingly towards paddy crop, with output...

RECAPTURE AFGHANISTAN WHEAT MARKET.

PAKISTAN MOVES TO RECAPTURE AFGHANISTAN WHEAT MARKET. Plans to open Torkham border 24 hours a day for export by august this year....