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Pakistan’s export performance is correlated to cotton prices – and this is a concern

Pakistan’s export performance is correlated to cotton prices – and this is a concern

ISLAMABAD: Over the years, Pakistan’s export performance has been shaped more than any other factor by international commodity prices. When international commodity prices, particularly those of cotton, go up, exports...
Animal census to promote livestock sector

Animal census to promote livestock sector

Rawalpindi – Secretary, department of Livestock and Dairy Development Punjab province Nasim Sadiq has urged the need to complete animals census work. Addressing a meeting held here with officers of Livestock and dairy development department, he...
Livestock departments to work with FAO to help control Foot and Mouth Disease in Pakistan

Livestock departments to work with FAO to help control Foot and Mouth Disease in...

The government of Pakistan has approved a project to improve food security and increase the resilience of livelihood of the livestock farmers to animal disease threats. Food and Agriculture Organization...
Stagnant rainwater dangerous for cotton crop

Stagnant rainwater dangerous for cotton crop

FAISALABAD/Lahore – Stagnant rainwater is dangerous for cotton crop and therefore, farmers should immediately drain out rainwater from fields. According to a spokesman for Agriculture Department, rainwater has a salutary...
Cotton reddening: A red signal to Pakistan Economy

Cotton reddening: A red signal to Pakistan Economy

Cotton crop is the main stay of Pakistan economy. It occupies a pivotal position in the national economy and plays important role in the economic progress of the country....
water shortage

Provinces face 65 to 70pc water shortage

ISLAMABAD – The water situation has worsened in the country as water storage came down to 0.22 MAF and the water shortage to the provinces at canal head after conveyance...