Some experts believe that drastic changes are needed in government policies and the legal and institutional framework of water management if water use is to improve and that effective changes can result in very large gains in agricultural output.
InPakistan produced 21, metric tons of wheat, more than all of Africa 20, metric tons and nearly as much as all of South America 24, metric tonsaccording to the FAO. During FYthe agriculture sector contributed The government has restricted cutting to protect remaining resources—though corruption often jeopardizes environmental efforts—and has lowered duties to encourage imports.
About one-third of the catch is consumed fresh, 9 percent is frozen, 8 percent canned, and about 43 percent used as fish meal for animal food. Yields in Pakistan are about twice those for neighboring countries largely due to the extension services provided by the industry. The wheat crop was forecast at a record Pakistan depends on one of the world's largest irrigation systems to support production.
Moreover, farmers have little understanding of the most productive applications of water during crop-growing cycles because of the lack of research and extension services.
Agricultural products, especially cotton yarn, cotton cloth, raw cotton, and rice, are important exports. Studies of the transition from hunter-gatherer to agricultural societies indicate an initial period of intensification and increasing sedentism ; examples are the Natufian culture in the Levantand the Early Chinese Neolithic in China.
Farm laborers and many tenants were extremely poor, uneducated, and undernourished, in sharp contrast to the wealth, status, and political power of the landlord elite.
Wheat is the major rabi crop, which extends from November to April. Yields increased substantially in the s, partly as a result of the use of pesticides and the introduction in of a new high-yielding variety of seed. Unfortunately, since no recent nation-wide food consumption surveys are available, no information on the adequacy of present food consumption can be given.
Output in FY reached The scant rainfall over most of the country makes about 80 percent of cropping dependent on irrigation. Official estimates put the harvest at some A wide variety of more sophisticated equipment is imported, but agriculturists prefer replacement and spare parts manufactured locally due to the relatively low cost of domestically-manufactured equipment.
The military regime of Zia ul-Haq that ousted Bhutto neglected to implement these later reforms.
Private wells probably pumped more than five times as much water as public wells.FAS-Supported National Biocontrol Laboratory Opens in Pakistan FAS Opens up New Market Opportunities for U.S.
Dairy Cattle in Pakistan U.S., Pakistan Celebrate Norman Borlaug and 50 Years of Agriculture Partnership. The economy of Pakistan is the 25th largest in the world in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP), and 42nd largest in terms of nominal gross domestic product. Pakistan has a population of over million (the world's 5th-largest), giving it a nominal GDP per capita of $1, inwhich ranks th in the world and giving it s PPP GDP per capita of 5, inwhich ranks th in the.
At the time of creation of Pakistan as a sovereign state inmeans for higher education and research were negligible.
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SAP-Pakistan’s engagements South Asia Partnership-Pakistan (SAP-PK) continued to work on Democratic Governance, Poverty and Livelihood, Human Security and Safe Environment, Peace and Regional Cooperation and Gender Justice during Agriculture is the cultivation of land and breeding of animals and plants to provide food, fiber, medicinal plants and other products to sustain and enhance life.
Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities. The study of agriculture is known as agricultural.Download