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02 July 2007
View news from Pakistan Competitors Line Up For Pakistan Milk Contracts
PAKISTAN - Kiwi agricultural entrepreneurs say there is huge potential to cash in on Pakistan's large but primitive dairy industry, and are positioning themselves to reap the rewards of the south Asian nation's push to modernise the world's fourth largest...
31 May 2007
View news from Pakistan Steps Vis-A-Vis Embryo Transfer Technology Hailed
PAKISTAN - The Dairy Farmers Association, Karachi President Haji Mohammad Akhtar in a statement said that the step taken by the Sindh government vis-‡-vis embryo transfer technology was highly appreciable and welcome. ...
23 May 2007
View news from Pakistan Why Pakistani Milk Prices Have Been Fluctuating
PAKISTAN - The City District Government (CDGK) may be over-simplifying the situation when it claims that retailers are behind the current price rise in milk, The News has learnt....
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....
29 March 2007
View news from Pakistan Govt’s Livestock Policies Yielding Positive Results
LAHORE - Chief Minister Punjab, Chaudhary Pervaiz Elahi has said that livestock policies of the present regime are yielding positive results, as Pakistan’s ranking in the world milk production has jumped from fifth to third slot in five years. ...
26 March 2007
View news from Pakistan Nestlé milk factory can fight terrorism
PAKISTAN - Nestlé's new milk factory in Pakistan, set to be the world's largest milk collection centre, can help prevent more people from turning to Islamic extremism, the country's president has said....
15 March 2007
View news from Pakistan Tug of war over milk price affects none but consumers
PAKISTAN - The price of milk in the metropolis seems to be doomed to no end, with its never-ending upwards trend, coupled with the government’s inability to deal with the situation. ...
08 March 2007
View news from Pakistan Demand to save milch animals
PAKISTAN - President Dairy Farmers Association Karachi (DFAK) Haji Muhammad Akhtar on Wednesday urged the government to adopt a strategy to save species of high milk-yielding buffalos including Neeli, Ravi, Sahiwal, Kundi-Therparker and Red Sindhi cows. ...
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. ...
08 February 2007
View news from Pakistan Milk crisis evades resolution in Pakistan
PAKISTAN - Around more than a month has gone by but milk prices have not ceased to fluctuate, causing intense crisis in the milk market, and leaving consumers to bear the brunt....
09 January 2007
View news from Pakistan Milk price issue hangs in the balance
PAKISTAN - The city Nazim held a meeting with milk retailers on Saturday in which it was agreed that the price of milk would be reduced, but so far no price reduction has taken place. ...
08 January 2007
View news from Pakistan Milk sellers continued selling milk on higher prices despite their commitment
PAKISTAN - The milk sellers continued to overcharge the customers despite their commitment a day back with the city government to sell milk on the official prices till the reports of the committee constituted by city government to evaluate their demands...
06 January 2007
View news from Pakistan ‘Govt focusing on livestock uplift’
PAKISTAN - Governor Lt Gen (r) Khalid Maqbool has said the federal government has allocated Rs 11 billion for disease-free livestock and introducing new techniques for the marketing of meat and milk....
11 December 2006
View news from Pakistan Cattle colonies will facilitate supply of milk, meat: Sindh CM
PAKISTAN - Sindh Chief Minister Dr Arbab Ghulam Rahim has said that the establishment of cattle colonies in 22 districts of Sindh will prove helpful in the breeding of livestock besides supply of milk and meat to people for which Sindh government has...
08 December 2006
View news from Pakistan Pakistan, Argentina plan JV in dairy, meat
PAKISTAN - Pakistan and Argentina have decided to undertake joint ventures in livestock, dairy production and meat processing and carry out joint research in agro-technology including oilseed and hybrid seed production in Pakistan....
29 September 2006
View news from Pakistan Smuggling creating shortage of milk, meat animals
PAKISTAN - Unabated smuggling of dairy animals from Pakistan to Central Asian States via Afghanistan through Quetta and Torkham borders is creating acute shortage of milk as well as meat animals in the domestic market. ...
22 September 2006
View news from Pakistan Modern Cattle Colonies Planned in Karachi
PAKISTAN - Sindh Chief Minister Arbab Ghulam Rahim on Friday said that the provincial government would set up 27 modern cattle colonies in the province, which would provide thousands of new job opportunities, besides greatly boosting rural economy. ...
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