ROLE OF PEACEFUL NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY IN THE AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECTOR OF PAKISTAN
Keywords:Peaceful Nuclear Technology, Agriculture, Food Security, Pakistan
The primary emphasis of the study is to evaluate that Pakistan is using peaceful nuclear technology to fulfil its domestic needs of agriculture and food. This study also evaluates that Pakistan has vast experience using peaceful nuclear technology. Pakistan can advance in food production and quality products if the international community opens its door to Pakistan. Pakistan believes sharing peaceful nuclear technology can overcome food shortages by improving the agricultural and industrial sectors. Four Nuclear Agriculture Institutes are working under the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) umbrella. Pakistan is moving forward to introduce and modernise drone technology in the agriculture sector to save crops from insects and pesticides as a part of food security. PAEC is playing a vital role in transferring nuclear technology for peaceful purposes.
Muzamal, Muhammad (2022) “Role of Peaceful Nuclear Technology in the Agriculture and Food Sector of Pakistan” ISSRA Papers. 14: 73-84.