Publications: Pakistan

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  • Press Release
    September 27, 2013, SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA – Country experience shared at a recent conference showed that fertilizer subsidies can have huge costs, crowding out public expenditures on agricultural research, extension, rural roads and other ...
  • News
    Appearances can be deceiving: There’s always a backstory, the behind-the-scenes truths of how we moved from point A to point B. How the intangible dynamics of power structures, information pathways, and spheres of influence ultimately shape ...
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    From former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto to student activist Malala Yousufzai, Pakistani women from all backgrounds and age groups have been transforming the discourse of gender roles in Pakistani society. And they are making a difference: ...
  • News
    Despite rapid economic growth in South Asia, its rates of child undernutrition remain the highest in the world, with nearly half of children stunted or underweight. Progress to reduce these rates is extremely slow. Ironically, most people in the ...
  • Media Briefing
    Agricultural research and development (R&D) has been a major contributor to agricultural productivity and poverty reduction around the globe over the past five decades. However, despite the well-documented evidence that the payoffs to ...
  • Press Release
    November 27, 2012, Islamabad, Pakistan—The agricultural sector in Pakistan plays a vital role in the nation’s food security and it employs half the country's labor force. Population in Pakistan is expected to nearly double by 2050. In order to ...
  • Event
    Why are some people trapped in chronic poverty, while others are able to escape it? This policy seminar will provide an overview of the major findings and policy recommendations from a recently published book on poverty dynamics in Asia and ...
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    Abstract In late 2008 there were an estimated 24 million Internally Displaced Persons spread across fifty countries around the world. Within the span of just two months in 2009, an additional 3 million persons were internally displaced from the ...