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Rice growers, millers urged to promote sustainable production

Dec 11, 2017

Rice growers, exporters and millers were stressed to promote the sustainable production of the commodity in order to meet the growing demand...


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Rice growers urged to promote sustainable production

Dec 07, 2017

ISLAMABAD: Rice growers, exporters and millers are stressed to follow and promote the sustainable production of the commodity to meet...


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Rice Growers, Millers Urged To Promote Sustainable Production

Nov 28, 2017

Rice growers, exporters and millers are stressed to follow and promote the sustainable production of the commodity to meet the growing demand...


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Rice growers stressed to adopt SRP standards to improve yield

Oct 01, 2017

Rice growers in a training session were asked to adopt Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) standards to achieve high yield per acre of the crop...


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Sep 29, 2017

Rice growers in a training session here on Wednesday were asked to adopt Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) standards to achieve high yield...


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Training session held for rice growers

Sep 28, 2017

Rice growers were asked to adopt Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) standards during a training session held on Wednesday. The SRP standards are...


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Water conservancy Swiss envoy interacts with rice growers

Aug 30, 2017

The capacity building training workshop was organized by Rice Partners Pvt. Ltd (RPL) in collaboration with MARS food, Helvetas...


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Swiss Ambassador interacts with Rice growers

Aug 30, 2017

Ambassador of Switzerland to Pakistan Marc P. George participated in a training session for rice growers and interacted with the farmers...


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Swiss ambassador interacts with rice growers

Aug 30, 2017

Ambassador of Switzerland to Pakistan, Marc P George participated in a training session for rice growers and interacted with the farmers...


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Swiss Ambassador interacts with rice growers

Aug 26, 2017

The capacity building training workshop was organized by Rice Partners Pvt. Ltd (RPL) in collaboration with MARS food, Helvetas...


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Swiss Ambassador interacts with rice growers

Aug 24, 2017

The capacity building training workshop was organized by Rice Partners Pvt. Ltd (RPL) in collaboration with MARS food, Helvetas Swiss...


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Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) National Stakeholder Dialogue and Workshop

May 23, 2017

WWF-Pakistan, in cooperation with the Sustainable Rice Platform, HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation and Mars Food/Rice Partners Ltd...


 Improving the livelihood of Pakistan’s basmati rice farmers

Apr 12, 2017

A program for improving Pakistan’s basmati rice for the export market is a shining example of how the private and public sectors...


Farmers attend workshop on soil fertility

Apr 10, 2017

Around 250 farmers were engaged in four training workshops on soil fertility, sustainable rice production and water productivity....


250 farmers engage in training workshops on soil fertility

Apr 03, 2017

Around 250 farmers were engaged in four training workshops on soil fertility, sustainable rice production and water productivity....


Around 250 farmers engage in training workshops on soil fertility

Apr 02, 2017

ISLAMABAD: Around 250 farmers were engaged in four training workshops on soil fertility, sustainable rice production....


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Farmers schooled on latest rice cultivation techniques

Feb 15, 2017

More than 200 farmers were imparted training on latest techniques of rice cultivation at a capacity building workshop conducted...


RPL organises workshops on latest techniques of rice cultivation

Feb 14, 2017

A capacity building workshop was conducted by Rice Partners Ltd (RPL) in collaboration with Inter-cooperation and MARS Food....


Direct seeding of rice can reduce input cost, increase production

Oct 31, 2016

ISLAMABAD: Cultivating rice by using direct seeding of rice (DRS) through drill, farmers can save up to 25 percent water, labour at the....


Direct seeding of rice can reduce input cost, increase production

Oct 25, 2016

Bracing for the scorching July heat in Pakistan, thirty-five-year-old Tehmina stands barefoot for eight to twelve hours a day....


BETTER GRAIN BRINGS "PARADIGM SHIFT" IN RICE INDUSTRY

Aug 15, 2016

Mars is committed to sustainably source 100 percent of their rice by 2020 and are working with manufacturers and global NGOs to further the standards outlined by the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP). 


MARS HIGHLIGHTS SUSTAINABILITY ACHIEVEMENTS

Mars is committed to sustainably source 100 percent of their rice by 2020 and are working with manufacturers and global NGOs to further the standards outlined by the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP). 


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New rice standard brings hope to smallholder farmers

May 05, 2016

Like most small farmers in Cambodia, Rong Hom, a 44-year-old from the village of Skol in the southwest, faces growing threats from....


Rice Growers Trained

May 1, 2016

As per the sources, it has been reported that the rice growers belonging to Gujranwala city were trained to enhance production of the crop. In this regard, two training workshops were conducted in Gujranwala and Murdike


FARMERS TRAINING TO ENHANCE CROP PRODUCTION

May 1, 2016

According to experts, the  rice production constituted the major economic activity and it is a key source of employment for the rural population of the country.


RICE FARMERS ARMED WITH LATEST TECHNIQUES

May 1, 2016

A capacity building workshop was held in Sheikhupura conducted by Rice Partners (RPL) in collaboration with Intercooperation. More than 35 farmers were imparted training with precision land levelling and water conserving techniques.


Farmers from Gujranwala in Pakistan were trained to enhance production of the Rice crop

Apr 05, 2016

As per the sources, it has been reported that the rice growers belonging to Gujranwala city were trained to enhance production of the crop....


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Rice growers trained to enhance production

Apr 02, 2016

The rice growers belonging to Gujranwala city were trained to enhance production of the crop. In this regard, two training workshops were...


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Rice farmers receive training to reduce cost of production

Mar 24, 2016

The rice farmers of district Sheikhupura were re-capacitated on latest technique of rice cultivation in a bid to increase per acre yield and...


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IMPROVING THE LIVELIHOOD OF PAKISTAN’S BASMATI RICE FARMERS

Mar 19, 2016

A program for improving Pakistan’s basmati rice for the export market is a shining example of how the private and public sectors can work...


IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PAKISTAN'S BASMATI FARMERS

Mar 18, 2016

A program for improving Pakistan’s basmati rice for the export market is a shining example of how the private and public sectors can work together to make a difference.


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Improving the livelihood of Pakistan’s basmati rice farmers

Mar 17, 2016

An improvement program in Pakistan for aromatic basmati rice has become the most complete contract farmer system that Joe Rickman has seen...


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Better rice farming practices with new standard, Mars Foods tells FNI

Nov 05, 2015

Mars Food, in partnership with the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) announced the first global standard for sustainable rice at the 5th Annual Plenary Meeting...


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MARS FOOD ANNOUNCES FIRST GLOBAL RICE SUSTAINABILITY STANDARD IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SUSTAINABLE RICE PLATFORM

Oct 26, 2015

Mars Food, in partnership with the Sustainable Rice Platform, (SRP), a global alliance of agricultural research institutions, agri-food businesses...


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Farmers better off with use of mobile phones

Mar 23, 2014

KARACHI: Aamer Sarfaraz, the founder of Indus Basin Holdings, is witnessing how mobile phones are changing...


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Pakistan’s guar is as good as India’s, says agribusiness investor

Jan 10, 2014

KARACHI: Indian and Pakistani farmers growing a lesser-known crop called guar or cluster bean made a lot of money...


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Op-Ed:  Agribusiness Investing

Sep 19, 2012

Agribusiness has long been ignored as an asset class by institutional investors around the world. The risks associated...


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High connections: David Miliband joins Pakistani private equity firm

Jan 21, 2012

KARACHI: In what appears to be a coup for the fledgling Pakistani private equity industry, Indus Basin Holdings...


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Cutting Out the Middleman:  Global food giant to buy Pakistani rice directly from the paddy 

Oct 25, 2011

KARACHI: 
In the food business, there is one strategy that works better than most others: disintermediation, or in layman’s terms, cutting...


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Agriculture investments: The smart money is betting on the Pakistani farm

Oct 24, 2011

KARACHI: The headlines may be screaming about violence and extremism but the smart money is betting, very quietly...


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Modern Cereal Plant Starts Production

Jan 10, 2011

The plant will export breakfast cereals processed using Pakistani maize...


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Amid the Clouds, Some See Pakistan Silver Lining

Apr 28, 2010

Foreign investors have given war-wracked Pakistan a wide berth the past couple of years, but some Western money...


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Venture Capitalists investing in Pakistani Agribusiness

Jun 18, 2006

FRANKFURT: A stunning strike from Deco and a Cristiano Ronaldo penalty gave Portugal a 2-0 triumph over...