Floriculture in GB ideal to generate income

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Pakistan has a vast scope of promoting the lucrative and conducive business of floriculture that would help empower women and youth of marginalized communities to raise ornamental flowers and tap the unexplored global market offerings billions of dollars’ foreign exchange.

The of GB as the environment of the area was suitable for flower production. The region had low rainfall and moderate climate which was prerequisite for better flower production. The Floriculture could be promoted in GB through cultivation of high value flowers.

The project head “Promotion of Floriculture in Gilgit Baltistan (GB)” and Consultant Strategic Agri-Management and Researcher Plant Ecology and Entomology Hina Maryam told APP that the entire region of Pakistan had a favorable environment and best quality soil in the world to raise a variety of flowers from locals to foreign species.

 

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