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Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) and the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) agreed to cooperate for the stability of fragile mountain ecosystems and the livelihoods of mountain people.   This was decided in a meeting among Prof. Dr. Rai Naiz Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, PMAS-AAUR and Dr. Eklabya Sharma, Directo .... read more
Speakers stressed that seed sector should be focused as an important element of agriculture policy to improve Pakistan’s productivity of crops. The quality seed can play a major role in bridging the gaps of productivity in crops andunder favorable conditions it increases 20 to 25 percent yields per acre, they added.   They stated this while addressing at a semi .... read more
The United States is proud to have invested in higher education in Pakistan over the last five decades.  A well educated population is the foundation of a strong economy and a strong and growing Pakistan. This was stated by Larry Sampler, Assistant Administrator, USAID’s Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan (OAPA), at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi ( .... read more
Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal stressed the need for focusing on value addition, as the country has still commodity-based economy and no attention has been given towards value addition. He said this while addressing as chief guest at International Seminar on “Saemaul Undong & ECONOMIC Development” to celebrate Pak-Korea 30 years of Diplomatic .... read more
Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal stressed the need for focusing on value addition, as the country has still commodity-based economy and no attention has been given towards value addition. He said this while addressing as chief guest at International Seminar on “Saemaul Undong & ECONOMIC Development” to celebrate Pak-Korea 30 years of Diplomatic .... read more
Speakers at the training workshop emphasized the need of rainwater harvesting, drip irrigation, investing in solar water pumps & biogas units to make irrigation more efficient and economical to solve the problems regarding water scarcity. They stressed that there is dire need to adopt latest techniques on farm water management to make barren lands productive.   T .... read more
Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) in collaboration with Punjab Directorate of Agriculture Information  organized a seminar on “Kitchen Gardening” here on Monday to  promote the growing of fresh vegetables & fruits at economical rate through kitchen gardening. On the occasion, PMAS-AAUR Vice Chancellor, Pr .... read more
The proceeding started with the name of Allah, Hafiz Amjad Mehmood student of BS(CS) recited few verses of Holy Quran with English translation. Dr. Mubashir Riaz Khan, Associate professor Institute of Space technology addressed on the topic Monitoring agriculture and water resources using remote sensing and GIS.     Lastly Mr. Adnan Rouf from Royal .... read more
Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University ranked at 152 positions by “QS World University Ranking” among Agriculture and Forestry universities of the world. To celebrate this achievement a full day program was organized by the university on 08th October 2013. The University Program started at 2.00pm from Faculty Seminars in different Faculties in which eminent scholar .... read more
Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan, Federal Minister for National Food Security & Research said that proper storage of rainwater in the form of farm ponds will provide an additional source of water to farmers which will not only ensure timely availability of water but also improve the livelihood of farmers. The federal minister said this while visiting Research Farm of Pir Mehr Ali Shah Ar .... read more