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17 February 2017
View news from Pakistan Focus on Livestock Sector Stressed
PAKISTAN - The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) organised stakeholders’ meeting to identify priorities initiatives proposal for the next year ADP 2017-18 on Wednesday. ...
23 January 2017
View news from Pakistan Sindh Govt Works on Achieving Food Security
PAKISTAN - Sindh Minister of Livestock and Fisheries Muhammad Ali Malkani has said that the provincial government is committed to promoting and supporting agriculture, livestock, dairy and other sectors and will provide incentives and facilities to investors....
22 December 2016
View news from Pakistan Cattle Markets in Kashmore District Lacking Basic Facilities
PAKISTAN - here is a great dearth of basic facilities in the two big cattle markets of Kashmore district. Basic necessities such as water, grass, shelter, sanitation and also security are mostly missing in the markets situated in Kandhkot and Tangwani...
15 March 2013
View news from Pakistan Diphtheria Outbreak Kills Calves in Rawalpandi
PAKISTAN– Ten calves in the Muslim colony of Gwalmandi, Rawalpindi have died after a diphtheria outbreak has been confirmed by Dr Saqib Zafar, District Livestock Officer....
28 January 2013
View news from Pakistan Court Agrees on Meat, Poultry Exports to Afghanistan
PAKISTAN - The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has agreed to exports of poultry and cattle to Afghanistan provided the poultry and dairy farm associations can assure that the prices of chicken (broiler) and beef do not exceed Rs.285 per kilo and Rs.270 per...
05 November 2012
View news from Pakistan Pakistan Accepts USDA Semen and Embryo Health Certificates
PAKISTAN - The Government of Pakistan has agreed to proposed USDA veterinary health certificates for export of bovine embryos and bovine semen to Pakistan....
06 August 2012
View news from Pakistan PHC Maintains Ban on Export of Cattle & Poultry
PAKISTAN - The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday, 2 August, declared that a ban on exports and smuggling of cattle and poultry to Afghanistan would continue till the end of Ramazan. ...
31 July 2012
View news from Pakistan Plan Finalised to Stop Cattle, Poultry Smuggling
PAKISTAN - In compliance with the verdict of Peshawar High Court (PHC), the City District Administrative has devised a comprehensive strategy for carrying out crackdown against smuggling of cattle and poultry products to neighbouring Afghanistan. ...
14 November 2011
View news from Pakistan Farmers Advised To Adopt Global Gap Principles
PAKISTAN - Farmers should adopt principles of global gap to improve their produce according to international standards. ...
03 October 2011
View news from Pakistan Flood Kills 150,000 Cattle
PAKISTAN - More than 150,000 cattle have died in Pakistan as a result of the recent flooding, which, just 12 months after the last massive flooding in the country, has washed away fodder resources and helped spread water-borne and other infectious diseases...
22 August 2011
View news from Pakistan Support For New Poultry, Dairy, Fish & Meat Projects
SINDH, PAKISTAN - The Sindh Enterprises Development Fund has approved 14 investment proposals for processing a wide range of agricultural produce, dairy and poultry farming. ...
15 August 2011
View news from Pakistan Concerns Raised Over Food Safety
PAKISTAN - Concerns have been raised about the licensing of slaughterhouses in Karachi. ...
31 May 2011
View news from Pakistan Dairy And Meat Processing Zone For Sindh
PAKISTAN - The government in Sindh province in Pakistan had put forward plans for a dairy village and meat-processing zone in Bhambhore. ...
19 January 2011
View news from Pakistan Livestock, Dairy Exhibition To Be Held In Karachi
PAKISTAN - Sindh Board of Investment (SBI) is organising an exhibition on livestock, dairy, fisheries and poultry on 7 and 8 February 2011 at Expo Centre Karachi. ...
25 October 2010
View news from Pakistan Vigilence Required To Prevent Disease Outbreaks
PAKISTAN - Cattle being brought to cities for sacrifice on Eidul Azha are carriers of viruses and bacteria, which can result in outbreaks of various infections particularly the deadly Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), experts have warned....
27 September 2010
View news from Pakistan US Donates $16 Million To FAO For Pakistan Farmers
PAKISTAN - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is to provide FAO with $16 million to support wheat planting, prevent further livestock losses and de-silt irrigation systems in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, one of the provinces...
02 September 2010
View news from Pakistan Sick Cattle Arrive At Karachi’s Slaughterhouses
PAKISTAN - Cows and buffaloes were falling dead in the flood-hit areas but now, many of the sick animals are being brought to Karachi. As the floodwaters recede, the cattle that did not drown are struggling to battle several diseases....
20 August 2010
View news from Pakistan Livestock Dead Or In Danger
PAKISTAN - Millions of livestock have been affected by the floods in Pakistan and are badly in need of food and medicine, said the FAO. ...
13 August 2010
View news from Pakistan Agriculture Faces Huge Losses
PAKISTAN - The farming and livestock sectors are suffering colossal losses as the result of the severe flooding. ...
27 August 2009
View news from Pakistan Poverty Reduction Through Livestock Development
PAKISTAN - To bring social and economic transformation of rural Pakistan by empowering millions of small livestock holders, the government has initiated ‘poverty reduction through small holders livestock and daily development’....
04 August 2008
View news from Pakistan New Diagnostic Services Announced
PAKISTAN - The government is to spend 132 million rupees (PKR) to set up new disease diagnostic laboratories in Punjab to provide modern veterinary support services to livestock farmers....
04 December 2007
View news from Pakistan Researchers Collaborate on Tick Research
PAKISTAN — Researchers from the University of Rhode Island’s Center for Vector-Borne Disease are teaming with colleagues from Pakistan to help the south Asian nation address its growing tick problem....
19 November 2007
View news from Pakistan Use of Technology Urged in Dairy, Livestock
PAKISTAN - A Sindh born American expert on veterinary sciences, Dr Inayat Hussain, has said that the production of meat, eggs and milk in Pakistan was not keeping pace with the increase of population and stressed the need for using modern technology for...
15 August 2007
View news from Pakistan Plan to Improve Milk, Meat Production
PAKISTAN - The Punjab Livestock and Dairy Development Department has drawn a plan to assist livestock farmers of Cholistan to improve milk and meat production. ...
10 May 2007
View news from Pakistan Pakistan Ban On Meat Export To Stay: Minister
ISLAMABAD - Minister for Food, Agriculture and Livestock Sikandar Hayat Bosan has said that increased share of livestock to the agriculture GDP will not only improve the supply position in the domestic market but also help lessen dependence on imports....
20 April 2007
View news from Pakistan AJK To Raise Farmers’ Living Standards
KASHMIR - The Azad Jammu and Kashmir government has chalked out an integrated plan to raise the living standards of farmers besides opening new avenues of employment in the livestock and dairy sector, official sources said....
14 February 2007
View news from Pakistan Provinces urged to issue farmer passbooks
KARACHI - Governor State Bank of Pakistan Dr Shamshad Akhtar on Tuesday urged the provincial governments to ensure speedy issuance of passbooks to the farmers in order to enable them to get bank credit. ...
View news from Pakistan South Africa: Food prices to rise
SOUTH AFRICA - Meat is meat but people won’t eat as their pockets begin to shrink. ...
 
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