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Pakistan has moved from 7th to 5th position among ranking of the countries that are vulnerable to climate change. This was expressed by Ms Androulla Kaminara, AmbassadorThe European Union (EU) to Pakistan. The Ambassador was talking to the Session of "Achieving Food Security in Digitalized World" organized by Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAU .... read more
A one day international workshop on 'Strategies for Government, Industry and Academia linkages for Sustainable Agriculture' held at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), on October 17, 2019. Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Hussain Chaudhry was the chief guest while Canadian High Commissioner Wendy Gilmour was the guest of hono .... read more
Speakers underlined the need to give legal permission to cultivate hemp that can greatly help provide a sustainable alternative to many oil-based products ranging from building materials to clothing and medicine. They expressed these views at an international seminar on 'Medicinal Importance of Hemp' held at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AA .... read more
A delegation from Canadian Industry and University of Prince Edward Island, Canada and Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) have agreed to initiate collaboration on research projects and academic programmes and stressed the need for strong academia-industry linkages through developing human resources, technologies and policy formulations. It w .... read more
Pakistani economy has great potential and has shown resilience in the face of an unconventional war.There is a need that Government should play a strong role in creating a conducive environment for local industrial development as well as the development of higher education sector in Pakistan.This was resolved by industrialists and academicians who met in a One-Day Stakeholders Round Tabl .... read more
Defense Day was observed as Kashmir Solidarity Day at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), on September 6, 2019. A rally was also held in which participants paid tributes to the heroes of the nation and expressed complete solidarity with the people of occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Deans of various faculties, principals' officers, faculty members, an .... read more
Speakers said that Pakistan is highly vulnerable to the negative impacts of climate change and stressed that there is dire need to develop adaptation/management strategies to reduce the impact of climate change for sustainable crop production. They stated this while addressing at the inaugural session of the two days Hands-on training on "Climate change impact assessment and adap .... read more
A seminar on dengue control and prevention was held at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University on August 27, 2019 with an aim to raise awareness among the citizens against the disease. Speakers recommended preventive measures against the dengue mosquitoes and stressed the importance of collective preventive measures against it. They also urged the university employees and stud .... read more
The Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) and Association for Biorisk Management (ABM) Pakistan signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), on August 26, 2019. The main purpose of this MoU was to implement Pakistan Biorisk Management (PBMP) Program activities through mutual coordination of stakeholders and to control zoonotic pathogens through the .... read more
The tree plantation campaign has started at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), on August 18, 2019, with an aim to plant tree as part of the Greener Pakistan Initiative to celebrate the Independence Day of Pakistan. Prof. Dr. Qamar-uz-Zaman, Vice Chancellor, PMAS-AAUR was the chief guest who formally inaugurated the campaign of tree plantation by .... read more