Pakistan

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Capacity development
In the media

Source: Gwadar Pro (7 Mar 2023)

A joint lab for molecular breeding wheat research launches, with investment from China, Pakistan and CIMMYT.

Capacity development
In the media

Source: Business Recorder (2 Feb 2023)

The development of hermetic storage technology can help farmers in Pakistan to protect their crops post-harvest and pass on financial savings to consumers.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Climate-resilient soil fertility management by smallholders in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
News

A new collaboration will support the expansion of agricultural research in China.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Senior government representatives from across South Asia join forces to consolidate food security in the region.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Publications

Soil health and water infrastructure measures needed to restore wheat production in Pakistan, in rural communities devastated by major flooding.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

An article in Amar Ujala in India explores the cross-country collaboration instigated by the Borlaug Institute for South Asia.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

New Initiative builds on CGIAR’s collective strengths and brings together stakeholders to address key regional development challenges.

Environmental health and biodiversity
News

This award recognizes outstanding contributions to plant pathology by APS members for countries other than their own. Contributions may have been made through collaborative projects, sabbaticals, short- and long-term assignments with educational or governmental agencies, including, but not limited to, international centers and research institutes.

Environmental health and biodiversity
Publications

Multiple studies show conventional farming practices degrade soils, deplete aquifers and feed rampant greenhouse gas emissions.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Blogs

Urgent action is required to mitigate effects of temperature extremes in South Asia, which threaten wheat production and human health.

Environmental health and biodiversity
Features

Researchers hypothesized that many wild wheat accessions in genebanks feature useful traits that can help diversify breeding programs.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: Daily Times (21 Nov 2021)

At COP26, Special Assistant to Pakistan’s Prime Minister on Climate Change said that a transboundary dialogue on mitigating air pollution was imperative to resolve Lahore’s smog.