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Netherlands offers “vertical farming”

UZBEKISTAN, Tashkent- Representatives of the Embassy of Uzbekistan in the Benelux countries, together with the Agency for attracting foreign investments under the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade and responsible persons of the khokimiyats of Bukhara, Kashkadarya, Navoi and Khorezm regions held online negotiations with the leaders of the Dutch company PlantLab, Dunyo news agency...
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125,000 tonnes of kinno exported from Pakistan

KARACHI: Pakistan exported 125,000 tonnes of kinno from December 2018 till to date at the rate of $500 per tonne. The country fixed the export target at 350,000 tonnes for this season, which will conclude in March/April. All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers and Merchants Association (PFVA) Patron-in-Chief Waheed Ahmed on Tuesday stated that...

Use of certified seeds can enhance yield, quality of rice

LAHORE  –   Speakers at seminar advised the rice growers to use only certified seeds to get maximum per acre yield and improved quality of Basmati rice. They were speaking at ‘Khushal Kissan’ seminar organized by the Pakistan Basmati Heritage Association (PBHA). Speaking at this seminar, Director Punjab Seed Corporation Malik Imtiaz and Regional Director Federal Seed...

Basmati body calls for boosting rice exports to $5b

LAHORE: Improving water productivity in the rice ecosystem is inevitable for sustainable rice production and boosting rice exports of Pakistan from the current $2 billion to $5 billion, said Pakistan Basmati Heritage Association (PBHA) Director Sheikh Adnan Aslam. He was speaking at the Khushal Kissan seminar arranged by the association for the promotion and preservation of basmati...
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Hope in the ‘new normal’

A new survey of grower associations, by the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) and FloraCulture International (FCI), reveals nearly three-quarters (71%) believe that most growers will soon recover after this crisis. The positive response from so many of the 27 countries that participated is encouraging considering the bleak outlook highlighted in the previous survey when...