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November 19, 2014

Oxfam international secretariat – International NGOs

International NGOs Working in Pakistan We want a world where people are valued and treated equally, enjoy their rights as full citizens, and can influence decisions affecting their lives. Contact Oxfam international secretariat Chair: Joris Voorhoeve Deputy Chair: Chi Kin Lo Director: Winnie Byanyima Treasurer: Joe Loughrey Office address: Second Floor, 228-240 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7BY, United Kingdom Google street map to find our office -------------- Suite…

Seed heritage for sale: Seed Industry

November 19, 2014 - Najma Sadeque - The government is about to facilitate the handing over of our seed heritage to the foreign corporate world. In many agricultural countries, millions of farmers and peasants have been up in arms against their governments for allowing or considering seed-thieving by foreign investors. It was only natural to expect Pakistan to be among their ranks, but it is not. Most of our farmers and otherwise highly educated urbanites don’t even inform themselves of…

Agriculture product exports stand low

November 19, 2014 ISLAMABAD(Express): Pakistan has failed to tap the export potential of agriculture products in the international market in view of lack of access to credit facilities and technological developments, says Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan, Minister for National Food Security and Research. “However, the government is committed to enhancing exports of food products by developing linkages between developing and developed countries,” he said while speaking at a seminar on “Better…

Pakistan facing SPS challenges in trade globalisation: Bosan

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Islamabad—Federal Minister for Ministry of National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan said that trade Globalisation is blessing on one side but it has posed us to massive challenges. Sikandar Bosan has said that Empirical evidence suggests that globalisation has significantly boosted economic growth in East Asian economies such as Hong Kong, Republic of Korea, and Singapore. But not all developing countries are equally engaged in…

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