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Pakistan and Agriculture and food

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

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The BLDS agriculture collection
The BLDS agriculture collection

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Analysing the links and disconnects between agriculture and nutrition in Pakistan
H Gazdar; M Balagamwala / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2013
This paper analyses the pathways and disconnects between agriculture and nutrition in the context of Pakistan, using a framework developed by theTackling the Agriculture-Nutrition Disconnect in India (TANDI) research program...
The Last Straw? The additional burden of climate change on food security in the Himalaya | GRID-Arendal - Publications - The last straw
GRID Arendal, 2013
The food price spikes of 2007–08 brought food security into sharp focus on the global agenda. Declines in international commodity markets, financial speculation in low cereal stocks, dramatic weather events, soaring oil prices, ...
Squeezed: life in a time of food price volatility, year 1 results
N. Hossain; R. King; A. Kelbert / Oxfam, 2013
Half a decade after the price spike of 2007-2008, food price volatility has become the new norm: people have come to expect food prices to rapidly rise and fall, though nobody knows by how much or when. So what does the accumulation o...
Role of Policy and Institutions in Local Adaptation to Climate Change Case studies on responses to too much and too little water in the Hindu Kush Himalayas
N. S. Pradhan / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, ICIMOD, 2012
The research question that the study addresses is: How do political processes hinder or promote the adoption of sustainable and equitable adaptation strategies to water-related stress and hazards in the context of climate change in In...
Innovation in dairying and small scale farmers in Pakistan
T. Ali / Regoverning Markets Programme, 2006
This study examines the case of Pakistan’s Haleeb Foods Ltd. (HFL) a milk processing and marketing company that purchases its raw milk from small and medium scale producers. It aims to generate policy-relevant research and to id...
The nature and extent of agricultural research and development in the Asia-Pacific
N. M. Beintema; G-J. Stads / International Food Policy Research Institute, 2008
Based on a survey of 11 countries (Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea) this report is a comprehensive account of agricultural research and development (...
Can irrigation provide a route towards poverty alleviation?
M. Lipton / Poverty Research Unit, Sussex, 2008
Focusing on water resources and irrigation, this paper documents a talk by Michael Lipton exploring approaches to poverty alleviation in developing Asia. The talk discusses the findings of a recent paper ‘Pro-poor intervention s...
Common misconceptions? The nature and impact of GM crops
J.L. Villar; B. Freese; N. Stocks (ed) / Friends of the Earth International, 2008
This paper provides a fact-based assessment of Genetically Modified (GM) crops around the world. Analysing documents from scientific technical bodies, industry, academia, governments, and civil society across a range of countries incl...
Innovative practices for connecting small-scale producers with local and regional markets
International Institute for Environment and Development, 2007
Rapid changes are taking place in agri-food markets in middle and low-income countries and small-scale agriculture, which supports the livelihoods of the majority of rural poor, is poorly prepared for these changes. These 8 case studi...
Analysis of the impact of resource conservation technologies in Pakistan
M.D. Ahmad; H. Tural; I. Masih; M. Giordano; Z. Masood / International Water Management Institute, 2007
This study uses both farmer surveys and physical measurements to understand the impact resource conservation technologies (RCTs) have had on water use and water savings in irrigated rice-wheat zones of Pakistan’s Indus Basin, the...
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Asian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development (AJARD)
Open access journal focusing on agriculture and rural development
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Agriculture and food profiles on Pakistan

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