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Zardari for strategy to enhance cotton output
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Apr '11
President Asif Ali Zardari has requested the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to involve all the stakeholders of the public as well as the private sector to develop an all-inclusive strategy to boost country's cotton productivity and to intensify its cottonseed production system.

Zardari while addressing a Food and Agriculture Committee meeting which he headed said that, there is a need to upgrade country's system for strengthening and streamlining cotton research and development, while gaining knowledge from the past experiences of other cotton cultivating nations, and with use of modern techniques.

The meeting held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr on April 19, was in continuation of a previous meeting held during February to attain food security, boost export revenues, development of farmers and to take care of the issues of the stakeholders.

The meeting was provided information regarding the progress made in development of food and agriculture till now, and also regarding the new steps initiated.

Further, the meeting exhaustively discussed the issue of low per acre productivity, and suggested measures to exploit the maximum yielding potential of the varieties, while reducing the per acre productivity gap between the progressive and non-progressive cultivators.

Zardari even laid emphasis on undertaking cultivation of disease resistant varieties of major crops, with high yielding capacity so as to attain self-reliance. He even urged to dissuade use of un-tested crop varieties for sowing, as these varieties carry multiple genetic problems and also are a reason for country's low cotton productivity.

He observed that, Pakistan is an agricultural country with agro based economy and hence it is essential for it to focus on boosting the earnings of those linked with the industry.

He further stated that, agricultural development is greatly rooted in research and thus laid emphasis on federal and provincial research institutions to team up for evolving and introducing most modern technologies in farming and agriculture sector to boost production, in order to counter the mounting challenge of food security that the country is facing.

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