Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 06:33:41 pm
Bosan for bio-fortification of food commodities
March 14, 2018

Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan has urged the need for making wheat, maize and rice bio-fortified to improve human health, besides ensure access to health and nutritious food for the people in the country.

Addressing the 42nd meeting of Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) Board of Governors called upon the members for utilizing their vision and experience in revitalizing agricultural research in the country.

He said that PARC had played a vital role towards improving the agriculture sector in various ways over the past and lauded the efforts of its scientists.

The minister highlighted various PARC new interventions and projects which include olive initiatives and discussed research priorities and various issues of agriculture sector including production planning, cost of productions and crops scenario.