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New commodity ecosystem in making

New commodity ecosystem in making

In Pakistan the three most contentious issues facing the farmers are: low productivity, distress selling of produce and huge post harvest losses. All these culminate at one point, low return to farmers, which does not allow them to undertake cultivation …

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Digitilization trends in agriculture

Digitilization trends in agriculture

The Punjab government deserves some commendation for initiating a digital solution to strengthen its wheat monitoring and regulation mechanism, and to prevent hoarding and price hike. According to a report published in local English daily, the Punjab Information Technology Board …

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Food insecurity: a real threat to Pakistan

Food insecurity: a real threat to Pakistan

Our actions are our future So called agriculture country in food crisis, why? Pakistan is essentially an agricultural country given the percentage of agricultural products it exports and the people employed in this sector. Pakistan has rich and vast natural …

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Containing postharvest losses

Containing postharvest losses

Reportedly, postharvest losses range from 10 to 20% for different crops in Pakistan. To achieve food security, containing such colossal losses should be the top priority of the Government of Pakistan (GoP). Analysts have the consensus that if such losses are contained, twin …

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