News & Events

On 28 January 2015, the first batch of graduates of the Post Graduate Diploma Course (PGDC) in Food Safety & Controls from the Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Karachi, received their certificate. Of the 12 graduates to…

Strengthening of Plant Variety Protection (PVP) through Plant Breeders Rights (PBR) and testing for Distinctiveness, Uniformity and Stability (DUS): visit to IP Australia The Ministry of Food Security & research along with IPO-Pakistan have presented the Bill on Plant Breeders…

Hands-on training of the technical staff of the Central Seed Testing Laboratory (CSTL) at an ISTA accredited laboratory in Tasmania, Australia The CSTL of the Federal Seed Certification & Registration Department (FSC&RD) has placed a QMS in the laboratory. However,…

In November 2014, the Ministry of National Food Security and Research hosted a mission from the World Animal Health Organisation (the OIE http://www.oie.int) which undertook a strategic review of animal health controls in Pakistan. This review, termed a “Performance of…

Following the signing of a new Trade Facilitation Agreement during the WTO Ministerial Conference at Bali, a global demand emerged for capacity building of public and private sector in developing countries on the implications of the Agreement and how can…

On 21 November 2014, the Marine Fisheries Department, within the ambit of the Federal Government, FAO and EU-funded TRTA II programme jointly celebrated World Fisheries Day 2014. The theme this year was: Protecting the Rights Based Approach for Fishermen. The…