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PAKISTAN - Government invests in food security and aquafeed research

The government of Pakistan has released Rs 1,011.04 million under Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) 2017-18 for different research and developmental projects of Ministry of National food Security and Research. In order to promote aqua feed production in the country to promote the aquaculture in the country, an amount of Rs 40.174 million (approximately $350,000) had been released for aqua feed production in Pakistan for commercially important cultureable fishes.

April 27, 2018

The government has released Rs 1,011.04 million under Public Sector Development Program ( PSDP) 2017-18 for different research and developmental projects of Ministry of National food Security and Research as against the total allocations of Rs 1,615.969 million for current fiscal year.

In order to promote aqua feed production in the country to promote the aquaculture in the country , an amount of Rs 40.174 million had been released for aqua feed production in Pakistan for commercially important cultureable fishes as Rs 48.174 million was earmarked for the project during current year. 

So far the government has released Rs 14 million each for commercialization of soyabean crop on pilot scale in Pakistan and establishment of animal quarantine station at Gwadar, where as Rs 20 million was respectively allocated these projects.

Source: UrduPoint // Original Article 

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