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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 ...
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 ...
Economic impact of maize stem borer (Chilo partellus) attack on livelihood of maize farmers in Pakistan
(Life Sciences Society, 2019)
Maize is third important cereal in Pakistan after wheat and rice. The demand of maize is increasing due to poultry and other industries. However the maize crop is faced with number of challenges especially the attack of ...
Impact of climate-change risk-coping strategies on livestock productivity and household welfare: empirical evidence from Pakistan
Using the primary datasets collected from 700 livestock farmers from all four major provinces of Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit Baltistan, this paper analyzes the impact of climate-change risk coping ...
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 ...
Wealth, education and cooking-fuel choices among rural households in Pakistan
Clean and modern fuel for cooking is essential for safeguarding good health for women and children and enhancing the well-being of people in the least developed countries. A large section of the rural population in the ...
Impact of zero tillage adoption on household welfare in Pakistan
(Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA), 2013)
The current study was carried out to estimate the impact of zero tillage technology adoption on household welfare in Pakistan. For the study cross sectional data set was collected from 234 households in the rice-wheat area ...
Impact of agricultural extension services on technology adoption and crops yield: empirical evidence from Pakistan
(Asian Economic and Social Society, 2013)
The present study was carried out in the rice-wheat area of Pakistani Punjab. The data for the study was collected from three main districts of central Punjab Province i.e. Gujranwala, Sheikhupura and Hafizabad. In total ...