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Agriculture vital for human survival: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday once again drew the attention of the developed world towards poorer economies which are struggling more than ever before because of the coronavirus pandemic, saying that such countries need a "revolution and a vision for the future." "We need a revolution and a vision for the future. The COVID-19 pandemic and the climate crisis should send a message to all — rich and poor and weak or powerful — that we will perish or survive together," the…

Agricultural production ‘may contribute to 29 pc of global greenhouse gas emissions’

Washington, October 31 (ANI): Feeding the world releases up to 17,000 megatonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere annually, a new analysis has revealed. According to the report by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), while the emissions "footprint" of food production needs to be reduced, a companion policy brief by CCAFS lays out how climate change will require a complete recalibration of where specific crops are grown and livestock are…

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