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Understanding households’ choice of cooking fuels: evidence from urban households in Pakistan
(MIT Press Journals, 2020)
Impact of direct rice-sowing technology on rice producers' earnings: empirical evidence from Pakistan
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
Using the comprehensive data set collected from 238 rice producers during 2011, this study estimates the impact of direct seeding of rice-sowing technology on rice and wheat crop yields and farmers' earnings in Pakistan. ...
Affordability linked with subsidy: impact of fertilizers subsidy on household welfare in Pakistan
Historically, the government of Pakistan has been providing subsidy on fertilizers, and the most recent subsidy program started during 2015–2016. The current study aims to estimate the impact of the fertilizers subsidy ...
Status of wheat seed sector in Pakistan: opportunities and challenges to improve quality seed supply for increased production and food security
Wheat accounts for 60% of the daily diet and 72% of the daily calorie intake in Pakistan. The average per hectare wheat yield in Pakistan is only 2.8 tons, which is far below potential yield of 6.8 tons/ha for wheat in ...
Healthy foods as proxy for functional foods: consumers' awareness, perception, and demand for natural functional foods in Pakistan
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2019)
Using comprehensive primary dataset collected from 400 respondents from all four major provinces of Pakistan, this study assesses consumers’ knowledge, awareness, and perception regarding the use of functional foods. Te ...
Enhancing smallholder access to agricultural machinery services: lessons from Bangladesh
(Taylor & Francis, 2016)
Resource poor smallholders in developing countries often lack access to capital goods such as farm machinery. Enabling adequate access through machinery services can thereby significantly contribute to food security and ...
Rural nonfarm employment, income, and inequality: evidence from Bhutan
(MIT Press Journals, 2015)
Assessing farmer use of climate change adaptation practices and impacts on food security and poverty in Pakistan
Climate change is set to be particularly disruptive in poor agricultural communities. We assess the factors influencing farmers’ choice of climate change adaptation practices and associated impacts on household food security ...