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Saudi Arabia’s SALIC Announces First Agricultural Investment in Australia

RIYADH/PERTH: Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Company (SALIC) Australia announced the acquisition of Baladjie Pty Ltd , a statement said.         Baladjie is an aggregation of over 200,000 hectares of farming in Western Australia’s wheatbelt that also carries a 40,000-head Merino sheep flock. The aggregation comprised John …

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Agriculture machinery imports grow 4.21 percent in July-February

KARACHI: Agriculture machinery imports rose 4.21 percent during July-February 2019, compared with the imports of the corresponding period last year, data of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics revealed.         During the period from July-February 2018/19, the country imported agriculture machinery worth $89.698 million, compared with $86.078 million …

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SBP governor calls for harnessing technology platforms to enhance agricultural productivity

State Bank of Pakistan

KARACHI: Federal, provincial governments and banks should harness technology platforms for enhancing agricultural productivity, the central bank governor said on Saturday.         Presiding over the mid-term review meeting of Agricultural Credit Advisory Committee (ACAC) in Hyderabad on February 7, State Bank of Pakistan Governor Tariq Bajwa said: …

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Govt paying special attention on agriculture sector development: Bakhtyar

ISLAMABAD: The government is paying special attention on the development and modernisation of agriculture sector in the next five-year plan, a government official said on Tuesday.     Chairing a consultative meeting on agriculture sector development, federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar said that both short- …

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