Research on value addition termed vital for agri development

LAHORE   -  Punjab Agriculture Minister Syed Hussain Jahania Gardezi has said that research, aiming at value addition, is inevitable to ensure development in the agriculture sector.

Addressing a meeting held on agricultural value chain study here on Thursday, the agriculture minister said that the study of value addition would definitely yield positive results in the field of agriculture besides making farmers prosperous. “Data of crops should be compiled carefully for the study of value addition,” he maintained. Syed Hussain Jahania Gardezi said that agricultural universities should play their role for value addition mapping.

Ayub Agriculture Research Institute Chief Scientist Dr Akhtar and PARB Chief Executive Dr Abid Mehmood attended the meeting. University of Agriculture, Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan, MNS-University of Agriculture, Multan Vice Chancellor Dr Asif Ali, Agriculture Extension Director General Dr Anjum Ali and others attended the meeting via video link

ePaper - Nawaiwaqt