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How To Improve The Agriculture Sector

How to improve the agriculture sector

If economics in agriculture sector is to work then a number of new initiatives will have to be taken and the moribund policies of the past are not going to…

Green sectors and the planet

Anyone living in a major city in 2020 has likely noticed a new feature in the urban landscape. Tech campuses where the academic and the entrepreneurial come together to transfer…

Financial sector trends

According to a research report prepared by the State Bank, the penetration of bank credit in the country's economy is quite low compared to the regional and emerging economies and…

Agriculture credit disbursement

It is good to see that private sector credit is picking up handsomely with the revival in economic growth and priority sectors of the economy are benefiting a lot from…

Power Sector

Power sector

The power supply to consumers in Karachi this summer is managed better than that in 2016, considering the current heat wave hitting an unprecedented 42 degree temperature as against the…

Women In Agriculture

Women in agriculture

The Sindh government has taken an important step towards protecting the rights of female agriculture workers, with the approval of the ‘Sindh Women Agricultural Workers draft Bill 2019’. This becomes…

CPEC moves into agriculture

A VERY interesting annexure in the latest State Bank’s annual report provides much-needed detail on the entry of Chinese firms in Pakistan’s agriculture sector. Agriculture appears to be one of…

Sector-specific distortions in Pakistan

A World Bank study titled "Pakistan@100 Shaping the Future" indicates that in Pakistan distortions are manifest in different ways in sector specific policies, including agriculture, power sector, financial sector and foreign…