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Pakistan and Agriculture and food

  • Capital: Islamabad
  • Population: 184404791
  • Size: 803940.0 Km2

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Evidence and gaps in evidence on the principle political economy constraints and opportunities to successful investment in inclusive agribusiness in Asia
J.G. Kydd / Evidence on Demand 2016
This report pays particular reference to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Kyrgyz Republic, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Tajikistan. The purpose is to inform a more detailed call down piece of work for DFID to scope the potential establishment...
Embedding gender and diversity in the Plantwise Programme: overview of findings
Evidence on Demand 2015
It is widely assumed that women are not heavily engaged in agriculture, however data from around the world highlights the critical role that women play in agricultural production, especially in less-developed countries. In spite of th...
Assessing the Effectiveness of Agri-Food Value Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: Conceptual Framework
S. Henson; J. Humphrey / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2015
South Asia has experienced rapid economic growth, yet it still has the highest rate of child malnutrition in the world, and half the population is undernourished. Besides children, undernutrition among women and adolescent girls is al...
Is There an Enabling Environment for Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture in South Asia? Stakeholder Perspectives from India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan
M. van den Bold; N. Kohli; S. Gillespie / Food and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB) 2015
Almost half of all children in South Asia are stunted. Although agriculture has the potential to be a strong driver of undernutrition reduction and serves as the main source of livelihood for over half of South Asia’s population...
Policy and Institutions in Adaptation to Climate Change: Case study on tree crop diversity in China, Nepal, and Pakistan
Y. Su; J. Lu; S. Manandhar / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal 2013
From 2008 to 2010, ICIMOD, in partnership with partners in China, India, Nepal, and Pakistan, conducted a series of four case studies under the Sida-supported project Too Much and Too Little Water. The series looks at responses and fi...
Towards a framework for achieving food security in the mountains of Pakistan
G. Rasul; A. Hussain; M.A. Khan / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal 2014
This working paper outlines a mountain-specific framework for addressing food security in the mountains of Pakistan. It builds on efforts by ICIMOD together with the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and the National Agric...
Women’s Agricultural Work and Nutrition in Pakistan: Findings from Qualitative Research
M. Balagamwala; H. Gazdar; H. Bux Mallah / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2015
Does women’s work in agriculture help or hinder nutrition in Pakistan? This question has assumed great significance due to the steady feminisation, over the last decade, of the agricultural labour force, and the absence of nutri...
A trade-off between expected returns and risk among farmers of rice-wheat farming systems of Punjab, Pakistan
S Zia / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 1998
It is generally argued that small farmers in developing countries are "poor but efficient" (Schultz, 1983). The arguement is that farmers allocate their resources efficiently in the given production environment and in the light of the...
Sustainable cotton production, trade and environmental impact: policy issues and options for Pakistan
S Zia; C Inayatullah; M Samee; T Hasnain / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 1998
Cotton is the most important agricultural product in Pakistan. It serves as both, a cash crop as well as cheap raw material for the industry. About one third of industrial labour is employed in various cotton-based industries. Moreove...
Risk efficient resource allocation in agricultural systems of Pakistan: a farm level analysis
S. M. Zia / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 1998
Agriculture in Pakistan is entering a new era of commercialization. In commercial agriculture, farm managers need to base their resource allocation decisions on a combination of information on production technology and its financial i...
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