Category Archives: Food Security

Growing Inequalities in Pakistan

The countr­y needs to uplift societ­y by addres­sing all types of inequa­lities throug­h invest­ing in people’s capabi­lities­. Continue reading

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Climate Change: A Threat Multiplier

Climate Change is a threat, which is transnational, and not just confined to national boundaries. It has become a serious challenge for global security. Continue reading

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Learning from fast growing neighbours

Standing at 146th position out of 187 in the Human Development Index, Pakistan falls in the “low human development” category. Investment in reducing inequalities is now critical and if healthy measures are not taken, millions of people will fall in the poverty trap. Continue reading

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Fighting hunger — a clarion call

Malnutrition among children is also undermining their learning abilities. Fighting this alarming hunger population is now one of the biggest challenges for incumbent government. Continue reading

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Problems of Peri-Urban Areas warrant immediate attention to policy

Over 40% of peri-urban households are not connected to tap water supply, and use pumps to draw water from shallow groundwater sources. As the sun sets over an impoverished household in Soling, located off Raiwind Road on the outskirts of … Continue reading

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