The agriculture part of Pakistan Peoples Party’s manifesto makes for an interesting reading. If voted back to power, the party promises to do many things, which it has not done during the first tenure. But the document itself proves that the party knows exactly what is wrong with the sector and also knows the solutions.
KARACHI: Forty percent of Sindh’s agriculture depends on the drawing of water, from various sources, but power outages, are making the process difficult, causing much grief to growers, who are suffering heavy losses.
LAHORE, Dec 1: The use of biotechnology in agriculture can help Pakistan ensure food security for its increasing population and boost expor
ISLAMABAD: After being devastated by the most severe flood in history, Pakistan has formally approved its first draft of the climate change policy.
OROUMIEH LAKE (Iran): Oroumieh Lake, the third largest saltwater lake on earth — home to migrating flamingos, pelicans and gulls, has shrunken by 60 per cent and could disappear entirely in just a few years, experts say — drained by drought, misguided irrigation policies, development and the damming of rivers that feed it.