Introduction

The Ministry of National Food Security & Research is mainly responsible for policy formulation, economic coordination and planning in respect of food grain and agriculture. It also includes procurement of food grains, fertilizer, import price stabilization of agriculture produce, international liaison, economic studies for framing agricultural policies.

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Speaking on the occasion Federal Minister Bosan said:“ Change the Future of Migration: Invest in Food Security and Rural Development” has particular importance in the context of drawing our attention towards the increasing trend of migration that has direct implications on food security.” He also said that I congratulate FAO – Pakistan for our joint achievement and wish that we both will continue on the path of further strengthening our partnership. The improvement of infrastructure in rural areas and creation of job & business opportunities in rural communities by promoting both public and private investments for rural development can help in maintaining the rural – urban migration within the desirable limits. He thanked FAO, WFP and all other development partners for their continuous support to achieve the goal of national food security...
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The Committee fixed the production target (2017-18) for wheat 26.46 million thousand ton on an area of 8.95 million hectares. The FCA proposed to rationalize the area of wheat and enhancing the production of pulses, oilseed and other high value crops. In order to benefit from available export avenues for potato the Committee agreed to the production target of 3.81 million tons from an area of 0.17 million hectare. The targets for other crops such as gram, lentil, tomato, onion and chilies were also fixed by FCA...
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His Excellency Mr.Emmon O Shaunessy ,High Commissioner for New Zealand resident in Tehran paid a courtesy call to Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikander Hayat Bosan at Ministry of National Food Security and Research. “There is a huge potential for development of our agriculture sector and its sub sectors particularly livestock and dairy have shown remarkable growth over the years.” Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikander Hayat Bosan. He further highlighted we are also focusing on crops diversification, efficient utilization of water and promotion of high value crops to uplift the livelihood of our farmers as well. He also told the delegation that Pakistan is one of the country largest producing milk...
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Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) scientists are firm to make the country self-sufficient in agriculture. There is need to ensure the dissemination of innovative technology and knowledge among a farming community of the country to bring change in farmers life and agriculture development. This was shared in his views by Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken, Federal Secretary for M/o NFSR, Islamabad on his recent visit at National Agricultural Research Centre, Islamabad. He said that agri. scientists are our asset and provided that innovative technology and knowledge can progress crop production in the country...
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Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Skinader Bosan said Crop Life Asia is playing an active role in increasing the production of crops in Pakistan through educating farmers, introducing safe and effective products and providing training to growers and agriculture staff. He further said that matter of use biotechnology is already under consideration, will develop consensus after consultations. We have already formed committee on this issue...
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