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Struggling to Feed its People: Pakistan’s Agriculture Sector faces multifaceted challenges

Struggling to Feed its People: Pakistan’s Agriculture Sector faces multifaceted challenges

Pakistan will need to implement policies and strategies in the agriculture sector, and improve infrastructure and equipment for transportation, storage, and distribution of agricultural products. Pakistan is a country that relies heavily on agriculture as a source of income and food security. However, the country has been facing a shortage of wheat, sugar, and other...

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Looming crisis of food in Pakistan

Natural catastrophes, failed crops, inept government policies, conflict, and rapid population growth are all contributing factors of food shortage in Pakistan. There is hunger, malnutrition, and general health decline when there is a food crisis. It is widely believed that Pakistan is one of the nations who are closest to a catastrophic food shortage. The...

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Basmati rice: the new authenticity rules aiming to remove sub-standard varieties from the market

Basmati rice: the new authenticity rules aiming to remove sub-standard varieties from the market

If we don’t maintain today’s standards, it may harm the industry — and crucially the farmers who work so hard to produce this beautiful rice in the first place. By Katherine Steele Basmati is the most popular speciality rice in the UK, adding extra flavour and subtlety to everything from curries to pilafs to kedgerees. Nearly...

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Why Pakistan is to beg to feed

Why Pakistan is to beg to feed

Industrial waste flowing into water streams is damaging crop yield, rendering it cancerous By A.A.H. Soomro Pakistan’s population growth and economic wellbeing are intertwined. On the one hand, we project population dividend as a massive target market. On the contrary, economic boom and bust cycle is wreaking havoc on prospects for future generation. Both parameters...