Monthly Archives: June 2014

Getting GMOs out of the country

June 11, 2014 – THE NATION NAJMA SADEQUE Once upon a time, until about a century ago in the west, and about 50 years ago in Pakistan, there was only one kind of farming. There was no traditional farming or … Continue reading

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Back to the old ways

Najma Sadeque, 25 June, 2014 It was to be about small farmers and organic agriculture, and building communities, and peace. So, at the conference held by Dr Shahid Zia’s Lok Sanjh Foundation, one of the few pioneering NGOs focusing on … Continue reading

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Loans alone won’t do it

By Najma Sadeque Published: June 12, 2014 The Youth Loan Scheme — like previous hare-brained taxi and laptop ones — suggests that it’s geared only to urban and (somewhat) educated classes. But what about those whose parents couldn’t afford to educate them? What … Continue reading

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