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Agricultural land consolidation

Agricultural land consolidation is a land management procedure which entails restructuring, reorganization or redistribution of land holdings by reducing number of plots or parcels to create larger, more efficient, and…

Us and them — an unequal landscape

Inequality in its numerous forms defines our country’s social fabric. This concept of inequality is based on entrenched disparities in health, education, rights, income and every sector of the country.…

Protecting public lands

If you ask people where greenhouse gases come from, they may say belching power plants, clogged expressways, fracking fields in Pennsylvania, petroleum refineries and petrochemical cancer alleys. There is another…

A Tale Of Two Islands

A tale of two islands

Hurricanes develop in the Atlantic Ocean and move across the cold water towards the warmer sea of the Caribbean. All that energy journeys, picking up steam, driving forward with immense…

Paradise lost

A long time ago, my ‘Baba’ and I went travelling in the fields on a bullock cart. During our journey, we saw a fish flapping on the brink of the…

Prioritising sustainable, small-scale farming

Evolution is natural ongoing phenomena since day one and there is a famous phrase of philosophers and scientists believes that “THE LAW OF CHANGE CANNOT BE CHANGED”. Having this universal…

Wheat crisis

Agrarian economy of Pakistan employs a large workforce and considered vital from a social, livelihood and foreign exchange perspective. Agriculture’s share in total GDP in the fiscal year (FY) 2021-22,…

Population and the NFC

According to the 7th Population Census results announced recently, Pakistan’s population has crossed a staggering 241 million as against 208 million in the 2017 census – registering an increase of…