PCJCCI calls for adopting eco-farming

Pakistan-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) President Zarak Khan has urged the government to adopt eco-farming model of China for increasing agricultural yields to avert the growing food crisis and to provide fresh fruits, vegetables at this hour of crisis.

While introducing the Chinese cultivation model of ‘eco-farming’ at the PCJCCI think-tank session President emphasized to get benefit of Chinese friendship in the field of agriculture during the pandemic.

Zarak Khan said that Chinese cultivation model involved usage of hybrid seeds, better water management, increased role of government for ensuring effective safety and support mechanisms such as making a reservoir of food grain and also public-private partnerships to overcome the future food crisis.

The PCJCCI president hoped that implementation of Chinese model of farm mechanization practices in Pakistan would help overcome the expected food crisis.

He said that Chinese model of eco-farming ensures healthy farming and healthy food for today and tomorrow by protecting soil, water and climate; promotes bio-diversity and does not contaminate the environment with chemical inputs or genetic engineering.

PCJCCI Senior Vice President Moazzam Ghurki highlighted the environment friendly techniques being used by China for effective farming.

 

Source: Radio Pakistan