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Food Insecurity in Balochistan

Adnan Aamir October 16 is globally celebrated as World Food Day. This day is celebrated to raise awareness about food security. On this day this year, Balochistan is facing an acute food insecurity issue. Drought is taking its toll on the province and problems are further compounded by the incompetence and bad governance of the provincial government. According to data ...

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Balochistan Facing Severe Food Insecurity: Participants

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Balochistan is facing severe food insecurity, said participants of one day consultative dialogue, on Wednesday. 30 out of 32 districts of Balochistan are food insecure and only Quetta and Jaffarabad are food secure as per the report of Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). These issues were revealed during a one-day consultative dialogue held to celebrate world ...

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Post 18th Amendment: Dilemma of Agriculture in Balochistan

Nazir Ahmed Sajjidi Agriculture and rearing of livestock is source of livelihood for majority foe people in Balochistan.  Nevertheless, it is the most neglected sector of Balochistan. Obsolete Research and extension infrastructure, dearth of agriculture Scientists particularly PhD degree holders, incompetent research and extension managers, widespread corruption, outdated irrigation system, frequent power outages,  high prices of seed, fertilizers and pesticides ...

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Kacchi Canal is Economic Backbone Of Balochistan: Jan Buledi

Quetta – Kacchi Canal project is economic backbone of Balochistan, said Mir Jan Muhammad Buledi, Spokesman Chief Minister Balochistan, on Tuesday. Mr. Buledi made these comments at a workshop held in Quetta Press Club about Kacchi Canal project. Workshop was conducted by Mehrdar institute with the support of Action Aid. “Provincial government is trying it’s best to ensure that Kacchi ...

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