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Exploration of new markets pushes Pakistan’s export: Agriculture

* APFVEA chairman says export volume of fruits and vegetables stood at $625m in a year By Tanveer Sher KARACHI: Agriculture is the mainstay of Pakistan's economy. Exploration of new markets for fruits and vegetables of the country has elicited positive results, which is evident from the fact that the country’s exports have made a substantial jump of 16 percent during the last one year. According to All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters Association (APFVEA) Chairman Waheed…

’’پھلوں اور سبزیوں کی برآمد اڑھائی کروڑ ڈالر تک محدود‘‘

جمعرات 25 جولائی 2013 برآمد سات ارب ڈالر تک بڑھائی جاسکتی ہے : فروٹ اینڈ و یجیٹیبل ایسوسی ایشن کراچی: پاکستان سے پھلوں اور سبزیوں کی برآمد سالانہ سات ارب ڈالر تک بڑھائی جاسکتی ہے ، پاکستان فروٹ اینڈ و یجیٹیبل ایسوسی ایشن کا کہنا ہے کہ پاکستان پھلوں اور سبزیوں کی پیداوار کے اعتبار سے دنیا میں اہم مقام رکھتا ہے ، اس کے باوجود پھلوں اور سبزیوں کی برآمد محض اڑھائی کروڑ ڈالر تک محدود ہے ، تاہم ہارٹی کلچر کے شعبے کے فروغ اور تحقیق کے نتیجے میں دس سال میں پھلوں اور سبزیوں کی برآمد سات…

Eating fruits and vegetables tied to longer life

By Valerie DeBenedette NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating fewer than five servings of fruit and vegetables each day is linked with a higher chance of dying early, according to a large study from Sweden. People who said they never ate fruit and vegetables died an average of three years sooner than those who ate plenty of apples, carrots and tomatoes, researchers found. Many public health organizations worldwide recommend eating five servings of fruit and vegetables a day, but…

Waran Canal Irrigation System in KP

‘US to provide $12 million funds for construction’ ISLAMABAD, September 13, 2012: The United States will provide $12 million to fund construction of the Waran Canal Irrigation System that will supply year-round irrigation to 28,000 acres in Tank Tehsil, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). The Waran Canal will expand other US-funded irrigation systems in the area to cover a total of 191,000 acres, enabling thousands of farmers to increase production of agricultural goods. “Water is…

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