Pak must increase per acre yield to alleviate rural poverty


Federal Minister for Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam Friday said that Pakistan must increase per acre yield to alleviate rural poverty.

He was addressing the concluding session of 19th International Congress of Soil Sciences themed soil health and sustainable development goals at Iqbal Auditorium through video link.

The session was jointly arranged by the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) and Soil Science Society of Pakistan (SSSP).

The minister urged agricultural scientists to gear up their efforts in order to increase per acre productivity and boost the agricultural sector which is directly linked to poverty alleviation.

He said that the soil fertility was decreasing that was challenge for the agricultural scientists.


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