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Italy hails Pakistan’s efforts for olive cultivation

October 26, 2014 ISLAMABAD: Italy praised Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and its provincial components of olive project in promoting olive cultivation in Pakistan. Head of Italian Cooperation in Italian Embassy Dr Dominco Bruzzone at a three-day PARC training programme for 25 master trainers about olive processing machinery at Barani Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) Chakwal said progress of the project was marvellous and PARC have put right persons at right job.…

Government is focusing on olive cultivation

November 10, 2013 ISLAMABAD: Government is emphasising a lot on the cultivation of olive as it is foremost priority for future planning. Very nice work is being carried out under the olive project for the benefits of farmers. But we have to move forward scientifically and utilise the marginal lands only for olive cultivation so that prime land may be utilised for cash crops. Experts focus on promising varieties of olive and explore it in other suitable areas of the country including…

International Olive Council campaign to promote olive oil and table olives begins in Brazil

4 Nov 2013 The activities scheduled as part of the International Olive Council promotional campaign in Brazil between now and the end of 2014 were unveiled at a launch event held at Anhembi Morumbi University’s School of Culinary Arts on Wednesday 9 October. Speaking before the audience were IOC Executive Director Jean-Louis Barjol and Deputy Director Ammar Assabah who presented the activities planned in Brazil’s top cities – São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Salvador and Porto…

زیتون کی کاشت: Olive Farming in Pakistan

Olive Farming in Pakistan :زرعی میڈیا ڈاٹ کام زیتون کی کاشت کے ذریعے ہر سال خوردنی تیل کی درآمد پر خرچ ہونے والا قیمتی زرمبادلہ بچا کر ملکی معیشت پر پڑنے والے بوجھ کو کم کیا جاسکتا ہے۔زیتون کی کاشت کے لیے گرم معتدل درجہ حرارت والے علاقے موزوں ہیں۔ اس کی کاشت ان علاقوں میں ہوسکتی ہے جہاں شدید سردی نہ پڑتی ہو۔ زیتون میں کلیاں بننے کے لیے سردیوں میں تقریباً دو ماہ کے عرصہ کے لئے روزانہ درجہ حرارت کا اتار چڑھاؤ 1.5اور 15.5 ڈگری سینٹی گریڈ کے درمیان رہنا چاہیے۔ ٹھنڈک کی یہ ضرورت پوری نہ ہونے کی…

PODB wants olive oil extraction unit back

January 13, 2013 ZAHID BAIG Pakistan Oilseed Development Board (PODB) launched efforts to take possession of its olive oil extraction unit located at Tarnab, Peshawar back with an aim to make it functional for facilitating the growers to extract oil from their produce leading to their economic uplift and promotion of olive cultivation in the country. Sources in the PODB told BR here on Saturday that the Board had written to the Ministry of National Food Security and Research that…

Olive cultivation to be promoted across country

December 24, 2012 A well-knitted plan has been prepared for the promotion of Olive cultivation in the country and Azad Kashmir. Overall demand of olive oil is 1.9 million tone of which 1.3 million tone was being imported from different countries for catering the domestic needs and requirements costing Rs 28 billion annually. Official sources told BR on Sunday that special attention would be focused on the promotion of Olive cultivation and necessary information and guidance are being…

Olive to be cultivated on 1,500 hectares of land in 3 years

ISLAMABAD, 02 November 2012: As many as 1,500 hectares of land would be brought under olive cultivation within next three years with an aim to exploit the potential in this particular sector and make the country self-sufficient in olive production. The three-year project has been launched under the debt swap agreement between Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) and Italian government for promotion of olive farming in the country, a top official in the council said. “The PARC…

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