Training Schools Vital For Farmers: Speakers
There is a dire need of training schools for farmers in the country to educate them about modern agricultural methods
LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Apr, 2019 ) :There is a dire need of training schools for farmers in the country to educate them about modern agricultural methods.
Agriculture expert Mian Asif Shareef said this while addressing a seminar held in connection with 'International Peasant Day' under the auspices of Pakistan Kisan Rabita Committee at Lahore Press Club on Wednesday.
He said that some fertilizer and pesticide companies, exploit farmers through their misleading tactics.
Pakistan Rabita Committee General Secretary Farooq Tariq demanded the government to protect such seeds for which efforts were being made to commercialize.
He said, "We will continue our struggle for the rights of farmers, food sufficiency, agroecology and for the rights of peasants." A representive of Rabita committee Naazli Javed said that recent unseasonal rain had affected the wheat crop and she demanded the government to evaluate the damage to provide assistance to the farmers.