Inflation shoots up to 9% | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Inflation rate shot up to 9% in September 2021 due to a significant increase in prices of food, electricity and fuel items, beating government and market expectations for a moderate inflationary pace. Prices of those commodities that have a direct bearing on the daily lives of people increased more, even as the government continued […]

ADB sees high inflation in Pakistan | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday projected that inflation in Pakistan would remain the highest in the region at 7.5% and the economy would grow by 4% – the fifth lowest rate among seven South Asian nations, puncturing the government’s claim of lowest prices in the country. The Asian Development Outlook Update (ADOU) […]

‘Pakistan has reversed de-industrialisation’ | The Express Tribune

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf government aide has claimed to reverse de-industrialisation in Pakistan. Taking to his official Twitter handle, Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood tweeted, “I am glad to share that the large scale manufacturing (LSM) sector grew at 16-year high level of 14.85% in fiscal year 2021.” He further […]

Food security and reform agenda | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: With per capita annual consumption of 125 kg, vis-a-vis global average of 68 kg, wheat fulfills 72% of Pakistanis’ daily caloric needs. Thus, its sustained supply is integral to the country’s food security. Pakistan’s pride in being an agricultural country, having the world’s largest irrigation system and famous five rivers automatically generates a feeling […]

Carbendazim Market to Discern Steadfast Expansion During 2025 – New Mexico Tribune

Carbendazim Market to Discern Steadfast Expansion During 2025 – New Mexico Tribune

Global Carbendazim Market: Snapshot The global carbendazim market is driven primarily by its consistent use in fruit production. As fungi are one of the main threats to fruit plantations, fungicides such as carbendazim have witnessed a steady growth in demand. The global carbendazim market is currently dominated by North America and Europe, but the […]

Soil health proposals garner mixed support in Minnesota Legislature | West Central Tribune

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During the 2021 legislative session, activists pushed a pair of ambitious soil health initiatives. One, incorporated into the environmental omnibus bill and before the Minnesota House’s Environmental Committee; the second as a potential provision of the Legacy Committee in the Minnesota Senate. These initiatives are sweeping, with the goal to invest millions of dollars in […]

Bhindranwale to farmers, Indian exploitation of Sikh community | The Express Tribune

June brings back painful memories of 1984 and the so-called Operation Blue Star when the legendary Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale was assassinated by the Indian army after the desecration of Akal Takht. Bhindranwale’s legend has not only lived on but has become a source of strength for Sikhs globally and in India. Bhindranwale’s epic struggle […]

Busting the middleman myth | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: A constantly hammering theme in Pakistan’s economic policy circles as well as popular debate about economic challenges is the role of middleman who is often considered a source of all types of evil in the market process. Although the middleman or distributor is an integral part of each economic sector – think who brings […]

Bangladesh’s Floating Farms Fight Climate Change Vagaries – The Tennessee Tribune

Bangladesh’s Floating Farms Fight Climate Change Vagaries - The Tennessee Tribune

KOLKATA, India — “For almost half of a year, we remain drowned in floods,” Montu Mian, a 45-year-old farmer from Satkhira district in southwestern Bangladesh, told Zenger News. “Salinity is a perennial problem. So, we can neither cultivate crops nor fishes. If we cultivate fish in ponds, we cannot use the water for drinking or cooking […]

Farm, Garden & Outdoors calendar published April 24, 2021 | West Central Tribune

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Walk-In Access landowner enrollment: Through May 14, sign-ups available at local soil and water conservation district offices. The program pays private landowners to allow public hunting on their lands. It has enrolled land parcels 40 acres or larger with high-quality natural cover. Hunters must purchase a $3 permit with a hunting license to access enrolled […]