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Organic agriculture policy to be finalized for safe food, exports: Fakhar
September 21, 2021

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Minister for National Food Security Syed Fakhar Imam says national organic agriculture policy will be formed in consultation with all stakeholders, to ensure safe and healthy food to local people besides taping export potential of organic food.

He was addressing a workshop in Islamabad on Tuesday on 'Building Policy Ecosystem for Organic Production Landscape in Pakistan'.

Fakhar Imam said immense potential in the organic agriculture ecosystem can play an important role in fighting poverty and climatic change.

He said there is a dire need to promote organic agriculture for safe and healthy food to local and international populations.

The Minister said national organic agriculture policy will play a pivotal role in boosting the domestic organic industry.