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Agriculture: Through the Ages in Pakistan

Agriculture: Through the Ages in Pakistan

Dr. Anjum Ali, the Director General (Extension) Punjab Agriculture Department, sheds light on Pakistan’s agricultural scene through the prism of history, technology and best farm practices. He spoke with Jawad Ali for MIT Technology Review Pakistan. Punjab was considered the food basket …Continue reading

From Gut Instincts to Data-Driven Decision Making

Khuram Rahat is well known in Pakistan for his in-depth knowledge of cutting edge business intelligence solutions, the current regional Managing Director for Teradata – Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, moreover, a consultant, lecturer and a founding member of Project Management Institute’s Islamabad …Continue reading

Q&A: Bill Gates

The world’s richest man and his wife write an open letter every year in which they ponder the opportunities for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest philanthropic foundation. Last year, they wrote about inequity. This year, inspired by a …Continue reading

Entrepreneurs Build Brands not Products

MIT Technology Review Pakistan sits down with acclaimed entrepreneur and philanthropist Tariq Farid. Tariq Farid is an acclaimed Pakistani-American entrepreneur who is Founder and CEO of Edible Arrangements International—the pioneer and worldwide leader in high quality, artistically designed fresh fruit arrangements. Started …Continue reading

Change is the only Constant

The Inventor of world’s first IBM PC virus, chairman and founder of Brain Telecommunication Limited and owner of Brain Computers, Amjad Farooq Alvi spoke with Jawad Ali, MIT Technology Review Pakistan’s chief correspondent and research editor on cybersecurity landscape, why he built …Continue reading

Our Varsities Have Turned into Junk Factories

A Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) alumnus and preeminent physicist, Dr. Hoodbhoy is currently Zohra and Z.Z. Ahmad Distinguished Professor of Physics and Mathematics at Forman Christian College, Lahore. Earlier, he taught at the Quaid-i-Azam University for 40 years. He graduated from …Continue reading

Investing in SMART IDEAS

Naeem Zamindar is the country director of Acumen, a nonprofit. He is actively involved in the development of entrepreneurship as the current president of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) in Lahore and is on the advisory council of the IBA School of Entrepreneurship, …Continue reading

Can Pakistan solve its energy crisis?

How did you become an expert on energy policy for the government? Well, I was the federal minister for Water and Power in the caretaker setup. After that stint, the elected government asked me to give a debriefing on the power sector …Continue reading

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