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The challenge of malnutrition

Food is a basic need for every living being. Therefore, access to food is a fundamental right of every human being and every individual on the planet has a right…

The Nutrition Emergency

The nutrition emergency

Nutrition remains one of the least-talked-about sectors in Pakistan, even though it has the most debilitating impact on poverty and the quality of life. The nutrition debate has been submerged…

The struggle is real

‘YOU can’t make enough milk.’ ‘You can’t possibly breastfeed, don’t you have to return to work?’ ‘You have to give a bottle at night.’ ‘Give formula with it for more…

From GDP growth to CDP growth

Macroeconomic figures are the first impression of a country's development. As they say first impression is the last impression. Not so, in every case. Numbers are crucial for measuring anything…

Issues in farm economy and related markets

‘Before the coronavirus outbreak, food insecurity was already a severe problem. More than 820 million people – one in every nine – do not have enough to eat. Of these,…

An equal future

THE annual celebration of International Women’s Day saw humanitarian and development organisations turn their attention to women in leadership, and how we might achieve a gender-equal future in this Covid-19…

Zero hunger

WORLD Food Day 2020 marked the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN. It comes at a time when the world is facing…

Future of farm economy

Historically, agriculture has played a strategic role in the economic development and prosperity of any nation. More so in a predominantly agricultural economy like Pakistan, as it provides a major…

Poverty of mind and heart

Wealth is a zero-sum game: If you are rich, others will be poor to feed your richness: If you have to win, somebody has to lose. This is the mindset…

Pitfalls Of The Food Policy

Pitfalls of the food policy

To finalise the draft National Food Security Policy (NFSP) 2017, the ministry organised a consultative workshop at the National Agricultural Research Centre (Narc) on July 12, 2017. It engaged about…