Innovation in agriculture cuts across all dimensions of the manufacturing cycle alongside the entire price chain

FAO and Pakistan’s IT secretary sign MoU to boost agriculture

The organisations jointly comply with host the “e-Agriculture Innovations Challenge” to be held in Islamabad to deal with the pressing demanding situations going through agriculture sector.

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Shoaib Ahmed Siddique, secretary IT and telecommunication in Pakistan and Minà Dowlatchahi, FAO representative, have nearly signed an MoU to thwart any prolong imposed by means of international social distancing within the wake of COVID-19.

Speaking at the instance, Shoaib Ahmed Siddique mentioned that agriculture is the mainstay of Pakistan’s economic system because it contributes round 20 in keeping with cent in the total GDP and is a huge source of employment.

Through the MoU, the organisations vow to collaborate in providing a framework for supporting the formulation and execution of local and/or nationwide initiatives in Pakistan. These projects will intention to profit sustainable and inclusive agricultural and meals methods (agriculture, cattle, forestry, aquaculture) to contribute to reaching zero starvation and poverty eradication.

The organisations jointly comply with host the “e-Agriculture Innovations Challenge” to be held in Islamabad to deal with the pressing demanding situations going through agriculture sector.

Low enlargement, water shortage, environmental considerations, risky energy prices, emerging expectancies of shoppers – those are one of the most advanced challenges the agriculture sector is going through lately, in the face of diminishing manufacturing profit margins for farmers.

According to him, Pakistan’s Ministry of IT and Telecommunication aims to unravel these demanding situations via technology interventions through bringing innovative answers for larger yield and profit margins for the farmers.

Minà Dowlatchahi, FAO representative Pakistan mentioned that 80 per cent of arable land is in small farms in Pakistan, the overwhelming majority still underneath outdated agriculture techniques. Innovation is the process whereby people or organisations bring new or present products, processes or tactics of organisation into use for the first time.

Innovation in agriculture cuts across all dimensions of the manufacturing cycle alongside the entire price chain – from crop, forestry, fishery or farm animals production to the management of inputs and resources to marketplace get admission to.

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