The ministry of national food security & research is mainly responsible for policy formulation, economic coordination and planning in respect of food grain and agriculture it also includes procurement of food grains, fertilizer, import price stabilization of agriculture produce, international liaison, economic studies for framing agricultural.
Pakistan's principal natural resources are arable land and water about 25% of pakistan's agriculture accounts for about 21% of gdp and employs about 43% of the labour force in pakistan, the most agricultural province is punjab where wheat and cotton are the most grown. Fas islamabad forecasts pakistan’s my 2018/19 (august to july) cotton production at 85 million 480 lb bales, up 300,000 bales or 4 percent from the last year’s level.
Agriculture constitutes the largest sector of our economy majority of the population, directly or indirectly, dependent on this sector it contributes about 24 percent of gross domestic product (gdp) and accounts for half of employed labour force and is the largest source of foreign exchange earnings.
The world bank today approved $300 million to modernize agriculture in punjab province, pakistan. Pakistan has great potential of agriculture and at the time of independence pakistan was mainly an agricultural country industrialization is the period of social and economic change that transforms a country from an agrarian society to an industrial one. Agriculture comprises a big chunk of pakistan’s economy a bulk of pakistan’s population implicitly or explicitly, relies on this sector according to pakistan’s statistical bureau about 24 percent of gross domestic product (gdp) is contributed in the national economy through agricultural sector it constitutes 43% of labor force and is the largest source of foreign [.
Agriculture is a vital sector of pakistan's economy and accounted for 259 percent of gdp in 1999-2000, according to government estimates the sector directly supports three-quarters of the country's population, employs half the labor force , and contributes a large share of foreign exchange earnings.
Livestock departments to work with fao to help control foot and mouth disease in pakistan.