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  • APRIL-JUNE:
    • PAK-SCMS bulletins showing monthly crop situation and seasonal crop forecasting/estimation is released:
      • April 2016 [pdf]
      • May 2016 [pdf]
      • June 2016 [pdf]
    • SUPARCO will estimate area and yield of irrigated rice in Afghanistan in collaboration project with FAO
    • SUPARCO is testing Sentinel-2 images for crop monitoring in Pakistan.
    • SUPARCO's ground information collection survey campaigns for Kharif season 2016-17 in Sindh, Punjab and KPK will be carried out during July and August 2016. The final crop estimates will be released in the first week of September, 2016.
    • SUPARCO initial cotton areas survey for sowing of crop 2015-16 were carried out during June 2016.
    • CRS Punjab is carrying Kharif crop surveys (Rice, Sugarcane, Cotton, Maize and other crops) as per established schedule.
    • CRS Sindh estimates Kharif crops as per established schedule:
      Survey and acreage estimates
      RiceSugarcaneCotton
      First1stSep First1stJul First31stAug
      Second1stDec Second1stNov Second15thNov
      Final1stJul Final1stApr Final1stFeb
      BajraJawarMaize
      Final1stOct Final1stOct Final1stOct
      SesameMoongMash
      First1stNov First1stSep First1stSep
    • PARC and ZTBL agree for cooperation in promotion and transfer of modern agriculture technologies in the country
    • PARC up-graded its Arid Zone Research Institute (AZRI) D. I. Khan to the level of Arid Zone Research Centre (AZRC).
  • JANUARY-MARCH:
    • PAK-SCMS bulletins showing monthly crop situation and seasonal crop forecasting/estimation is released:
      • January 2016 [pdf]
      • February 2016 [pdf]
      • March 2016 [pdf]
    • FAO has conducted a training on the Crop Information Portal v.2 from 8-17 February 2016.
    • SUPARCO is testing the use of Sentinel-2 satellite images to estimate area and yield for the 2016 wheat crop season.
    • KP land cover atlas and two reports on Rabi and Kharif crop masks are published.
    • SUPARCO's ground survey campaigns for Rabi season 2015-16 in Sindh, Punjab and KP were carried out during February and March 2016. The final crop estimates is scheduled for the first week of April, 2016.
    • SUPARCO validation surveys for yield and area of Wheat crop 2015-16 were carried out during March 2016.
    • SUPARCO's Kharif season ground truth survey will be conducted in the month of June and July 2016.
    • CRS Punjab is carrying out wheat crop surveys: First (1st Jan), Second (31st Mar) and Final estimates (1st Aug). More info here.
    • CRS Sindh estimates Rabi crops as per following schedule: First (survey, 1-15 Jan; estimates, 1 Feb); Second (survey: 14-28 Feb; estimates, 1 Apr);
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  ANNOUNCEMENT

Sep 2, 2015 - A new amendment (no. 3) was signed by USDA and FAO to formalize a no-cost extension of the project GCP/PAK/125/USA from Oct 1, 2015 to Sep 30, 2016.


  recent updates

Aug 8, 2016. E-bulletin 11, Apr-Jun 2016.


Aug 5, 2016. E-learning courses on agriculture monitoring and statistics.


Aug 5, 2016. FAO's ECONET approach and land cover change in Pakistan.


Aug 5, 2016. Training on Carbon Sequestration.


Aug 5, 2016. CRS Punjab bulletins Apr 2016.


Apr 22, 2016. Cotton Production & Analytics.


Mar 1, 2016. Testing Sentinel-2 images for crop monitoring in Pakistan.


Feb 20, 2016. Crop Information Portal training.


Jan 20, 2016. Sugarcane Production & Analytics.


Jan 20, 2016. Training on REDD+ Technology for Forest Department Officers of Punjab.


Oct 29, 2014. Agriculture Information System project: roll-out workshop.


Aug 13, 2015. RS/GIS Training in Forest Management, Lahore, 4-8 May 2015.


FAO Pakistan website >>>>

 

Forum: "Pakistan Agriculture Sector". >>>>

 

SUPARCO, the National Space Agency of Pakistan >>>>

 

Government of Sindh: Agriculture Department >>>>

 

Agri Punjab >>>>

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