Crop Biotech Update

Pakistan Exposition Highlights Need for Advanced Scientific Research

February 24, 2012

Speakers at a recently arranged exposition in Pakistan stressed the need for advanced scientific research in the agriculture and livestock fields to augment the country's key export sectors and making the nation self-sufficient in several edible commodities. Agriculture-based companies, including fisheries, poultry, livestock, dairy, biotechnology deployment, and agriculture farm equipment, took part in one of the country's largest agricultural and livestock expositions at Expo Center, Islamabad.

Foreign delegations of growers and agriculture experts also participated in the recently arranged show. Local investors set up stalls displaying various products. Federal Commerce Secretary Zafar Mehmood said that the country should reshape the pivotal agriculture sector with scientific research. He called for enhancing the supply chain up to consumers.

Check out http://www.pabic.com.pk/Scientific%20Research%20Necessary%20to%20Speed%20up%20Agri,%20Livestock.html for the full story.