Pakistan's Ministry of National Food Security and Research

News

Pakistan’s goal to achieve self-sufficiency in wheat production just became more attainable with the release of five new wheat varieties.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (6 Aug 2020)

Pakistan and CIMMYT discuss strategy to increase wheat productivity through promotion of high-yielding wheat varieties.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Pakistan Today Profit (5 Aug 2020)

CIMMYT projects in Pakistan have contributed to increased wheat productivity, created new seedbanks and have trained 10,000 farmers on quality seed production and marketing.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) comes to a close but its impact lives on.

Nutrition, health and food security
Publications

New fact sheet captures the impact of six decades of maize and wheat research in Pakistan.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (23 Dec 2019)

Pakistan has released 20 new high-yielding, disease-resistant and climate change-resilient wheat and maize varieties during the year.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

In the face of endemic malnutrition, researchers in Pakistan are turning to biofortified maize to combat vitamin A, zinc and protein deficiencies.

News

Pakistan’s National Philatelic Bureau issued a commemorative postage stamp to honor the 100th birthday, last 25 March, of late wheat scientist and Nobel Peace Laureate, Dr. Norman E. Borlaug.