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The Disaster In Food Security

The disaster in food security

The scenes were unbelievable as farmers rolled their potatoes on the roads of the Mall Lahore and in front of the provincial assembly building. The political system has failed the…

Food Security

Food security

Pakistan is an agricultural state where gains from agriculture sector are of much substantial nature than any other sector. It is the second largest sector and importance of this sector…

Leasing Out Land And Food Security

Leasing out land and food security

One of the conspiracies brewing on the internet is turning out to be frighteningly real. It has been reported that the Government of Pakistan is in negotiation with the Saudi…

National Food Security

National food security

Food price escalation in South Asia is a matter of grave concern. Measured against the yardstick of $1.25-a-day, the increase in food prices can push millions of people below the…

Reneging On Food Security

Reneging on food security

India has just missed an historic opportunity to abolish hunger through a universal public distribution system (PDS), which creates legal entitlements for all citizens to adequate and affordable quantities of…

How to tackle food insecurity

While prioritizing macroeconomic stability rightfully claims the top spot on the incoming government’s agenda, it is equally imperative to accord equal priority to the pressing issue of ensuring food security…

Battling food insecurity in Pakistan

In the world where technological advancements and scientific breakthroughs are pushing the boundaries of perceived limits, hunger - the very basic of human subjects - remains a persistent challenge, presenting…

Food insecurity

The dozens of recently released videos that show deadly stampedes outside food distribution centres are a clear indication of hunger and food insecurity in the country. That these cases occur…

Food insecurity in Pakistan

The World Food Programme (WFP), run under the auspices of the United Nations, has recently designated hunger as the new normal. Its recently published Global Operational Response Plan 2022 warns…