پاکستان میں سسٹین ایبل فوڈ سیکیورٹی کے موضوع پر نیشنل ڈائیلاگ
پاکستان میں سسٹین ایبل فوڈ سیکیورٹی کے موضوع پر یونیورسٹی آف ویٹرنری اینڈ اینیمل سائنسز لاہور میں نیشنل ڈائیلاگ کا اہتمام
The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore arranged a National Dialogue on ‘Sustainable Food Security in Pakistan’. UVAS arranged this dialogue in connection with food security consortium constituted by the Chancellor/Governor Punjab to address food security issues in the country.
All the stakeholders put forward various recommendations related to seed, soil, fertilizer, genetics, raw material prices, human resource, storage, food safety, population growth, rangeland, dietary diversification, waste management, price capping of commodities, climate change, and governance in agriculture. They suggested starting work on crops diversification, data keeping about import and export items, actively working on agriculture neglected land & organic waste to compost. They recommended preparing long term and short term seed security policies and creating awareness regarding quality seed along with promotion of maize & millet. They recommended actively working on agriculture marketing to address marketing issues and suggested building storage to prevent post harvesting losses. They also suggested initiating work on climate change, prevention of polluted water, misuse of chemicals and urged all essential items should be tax free even after processing such as meat.