He assured the farmers that there is enough time to plant both rice and soya beans
and that seeds are available at subsidised price.
A total of ten ships were engaged at PQA berths to load/offload Containers, Coal, Soya Bean
, Steel Coil, Chemicals, LNG Palm Kernel and Palm oil respectively.
However, imports of soya bean
seeds alone are expected to reach 2m tonnes during 2018-19.
The demand for Capesize is facing headwinds, with Chinese iron ore imports down by 0.5percent for the first 10 months, while the Panamax long-haul trade of soya beans
from the US Gulf to China is expected to fall well short of last year.
We're hearing that Mozambique is importing soya bean
. So, it seems like a classic case of we should be growing this ourselves, if we have got the competitive advantage and we know we've got climate and soil for it.
A total of nine ships, MSC Sana, MSC Tomoko, Maersk Columbus, Dorado, Aeolian Heritage, Al-Mahbooba, Sea Princess, Maritime Rosemery and Umm Al-Amad carrying Containers, Coal, Soya bean
seeds, Chemicals, Bitumen, Palm oil, and LNG are expected to take berths at QICT, PIBT, FAP, EVTL, MW-1, MW-2, LCT and EETL respectively on Tuesday, while another Containers ship MOL Generosity is due to arrive at Port Qasim on Wednesday.
figure By LEOPOLD OBI Mary Kageya, 38, beams with joy as she winnows heaps of soya beans
she just threshed.A smallholder farmer in Mkemo village, Busia County, Kageya began growing the beans some six years ago, intercropping them with maize with much success.
KARACHI -- Eight ships MSC Sindy, MSC Mars, X-Press Makalu, Norstar Invictus, Agios Nicolas, Everich-6, Golar Bear and Gao Chang-2 scheduled to load/offload containers, Crude oil, Soya Bean
, LPG, LNG and Palm oil were arranged berthing at Qasim International Container Terminal, FOTCO Oil Terminal, Grain and Fertilizer Terminal, Engro Vopak Terminal, Pakistan Gasport Consortium Terminal and Liquid Cargo Terminal respectively during last 24 hours, said a report issued by Port Qasim Authority (PQA) here on Tuesday.
Finance minister made this observation when he met a group of Farmer representatives of Mahaweli H Zone in Huruluwewa in the Anuradhapura district who produces maize and soya bean
. The Minister Agriculture Mr.
Highlighting the demands, Singh said, "Those farmers whose houses were destroyed last year in floods, should be given compensation, the ones who suffered loss from soya bean
harvest should be provided soya bean
seeds, their insurance money should be submitted in their account, they should be provided pesticides through the marketing society and mandi."
But despite increased demand for common protein crops, particularly soya bean
, EU production has rapidly declined.