Pakistan to use drone technology for improving cotton crop cultivation and monitoring

Dr. Zahid Mahmood, director of the Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI), believes that modern drone technology could help make cotton more economical by lowering manufacturing costs. He made these observations during a practical demonstration of the application of drone technology on a cotton crop in terms of insect detection, irrigation requirements, and general field monitoring. […]

World Bank to provide $300 million out of total $402 million for Punjab’s agriculture transformation project

On July 1st, the Punjab government will launch the Punjab Resilient and Inclusive Agriculture Transformation (PRIAT) project. According to official records, the World Bank will pay $300 million out of a total cost of $402 million, the provincial government will contribute $18 million, and farmers will pay the remaining $85 million. Digital Dera initiative launched […]