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The impact of global cotton markets on rural poverty in Pakistan

The impact of global cotton markets on rural poverty in Pakistan

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Published by Asian Development Bank in Islamabad .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid Orden [et al.].
SeriesBackground paper series -- 8
ContributionsOrden, David., Asian Development Bank. Pakistan Resident Mission.
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. ;
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23234375M
LC Control Number2008344850

Poverty is the persistent challenge facing Pakistan since its inception. The poverty issue of Pakistan is increasing more in rural areas where almost 70% of the population is living. There livelihoods depend on rural economy. They have lack of basic necessities such as primary health care, education, safe drinking water andFile Size: 1MB. The unifying link between the two parts is the systematic reliance on data sets that describe the distribution of economic welfare in the population, that is essentially household surveys of different chapter in the two parts refers to a specific evaluation technique of policies and generally to a particular policy instrument of a.


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Orden, David & Salam, Abdul & Dewina, Reno & Nazli, Hina & Minot, Nicholas, "The Impact of Global Cotton Markets on Rural Poverty in Pakistan," Annual meeting, JulyLong Beach, CAAmerican Agricultural Economics Association (New Name Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea DOI: Cited by: 5.

Impact of global cotton markets on rural poverty in Benin Article in Agricultural Economics 33(s3) February with Reads How we measure 'reads'. The results indicate that there is a strong link between cotton prices and rural welfare in Benin. A 40 percent reduction in farm-level prices of cotton results in an increase in rural poverty of 8 percentage points in the short-run and percentage points in the long run.

Minot and Daniels Impact of global cotton markets on rural poverty in Benin Page 1 1 Introduction From January to Mayworld cotton prices fell almost 40 percent, from 64 cents per pound to 39 cents per pound1.

This decline is part of a. growth and poverty in Pakistan during the s. The fifth section presents Pakistan’s poverty profile. Rationalizing Pakistan’s tariff structure is discussed in the sixth section. Protecting food, livelihood and rural development under globalization are discussed in the seventh section.

Private capital flows in the eighth Size: KB. The impact of genetically modified (GM) crops on the poor in developing countries is still the subject of controversy.

While previous studies have examined direct productivity effects of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton and other GM crops, little is known about wider socioeconomic outcomes. We use a microeconomic modelling approach and comprehensive survey data from Cited by: Ph.D.

Agricultural Economics () Contact. About. The Impact of Global Cotton and Wheat Prices on Rural Poverty in Pakistan. Impact of global cotton markets on rural poverty in Benin. Not only can it be done, it is being done–very profitably. What’s more, companies aren’t just making money: by serving these markets, they’re helping millions of the world’s poorest people escape poverty.

C.K. Prahalad’s book shows why you can’t afford to ignore Bottom of the Pyramid (BOP) markets. Poverty in Pakistan has fallen dramatically, independent bodies supported estimates of a considerable fall in the statistic by the fiscal year, when it was estimated that % of the total population lived below the poverty line.

The declining trend in poverty as seen in the country during the s and s was reversed in the s by poor federal policies and. In contexts of Pakistan, poverty has always been higher in rural than urban areas. Pakistan has shown a decline in the poverty during s and s, but the trend reversed in the s.

Poverty rose more sharply in the rural areas in the s, and the incidence of rural poverty was significantly higher than urban poverty [ 2 ]. Inequality in Author: Muhammad Azeem Ashraf. Globalization and Its Impact on Poverty in Pakistan(A Background Paper for the Pakistan Poverty Reduction Strategy II) 1.

Globalization and Its Impact on Poverty in Pakistan (A Background Paper for the Pakistan Poverty Reduction Strategy II) prepared under contract with the United Nations Development Program for Pakistan by Sohail Jehangir Malik PhD Higher.

cotton. Pakistan is the fourth largest cotton producing country in the world after China, USA and India. Cotton and cotton products contribute about % to GDP and % to foreign exchange earnings of the country.

Cotton production supports millions of farm families in Pakistan. Recently Bt cotton varieties are grown by farmers in PakistanAuthor: Akhter Ali. “Poverty is widespread in Pakistan and is particularly predominant in rural areas. Nearly two thirds of the population, and 80 per cent of the country’s poor people, live in rural parts of the country” In the government estimated that nearly 24 per cent of the people were living below the national poverty line.

Most rural households in Pakistan remain in a state of energy poverty. Without access to conventional energy sources like electricity and natural gas, people here, like in many corners of the globe, use a variety of non-conventional energy sources, including kerosene and traditional biomass like firewood, animal and plant waste.

The study focused on the importance of remittances inflow and its implication for economic growth and poverty reduction in Pakistan. By using ARDL approach we analyze the impact of remittances inflow on economic growth and poverty in Pakistan for the period The district wise analysis of poverty suggest that overseas migration contributes to poverty alleviation in the.

The last thirty years have witnessed significant agricultural growth and poverty reduction in Pakistan. For instance, the headcount measures of poverty surveyed in Malik () show a decline in rural poverty rates among households from 37 percent in. Rural road investments are found to reduce poverty significantly through higher agricultural production, lower input and transportation costs, and higher agricultural output prices at local village markets.

Rural road development has also led to higher secondary schooling enrollment for boys and girls, as compared to primary school by: APPROACHES TO ALLEVIATING POVERTY IN RURAL PAKISTAN Intizar Hussain1 Background More than 12 million people added to the poor in Pakistan between and The rising poverty was the result of poor governance and slow economic growth (Asian Development Bank ).

All available evidence on poverty trends in Pakistan suggestsAuthor: Intizar Hussain. Agricultural growth and poverty in Pakistan (English) Abstract. The paper examines the contribution of agricultural growth to poverty reduction in Pakistan.

Total growth in agriculture in Pakistan has been impressive. However, growth was held back by policy distortions, and the benefits of this growth would have Cited by: 2. While the positive impact of credit programmes on rural households is widely acknowledged, their scale in Pakistan is currently very limited and is not necessarily reaching out to the poorest.

These probably need to be revisited to include women's capacity building as integral to by: 9. Poverty Trends in Pakistan in the s 9 Poverty Trends in Rural and Urban Areas 11 Poverty Trends by Province 12 Trends in Poverty of Opportunity Indices 17 Human Development in South Asia 18 Gross Primary Enrollment Rate and 21 Household Annual Expenditure Per Student on Education, 24File Size: 2MB.

A Critical analysis of Impact of Globalization on Poverty in Pakistan. The phenomenon of globalization is very much multidimensional and it has its direct or indirect impact in almost all the aspects and phases of life which majorly includes Economic, Cultural, Political and Social factors.

The source of globalization has made the markets liberal and has. Hanging by a Thread: Cotton, Globalization, and Poverty in Africa illuminates the connections between Africa and the global economy. The editors offer a compelling set of linked studies that detail one aspect of the globalization process in Africa, the cotton commodity chain.

Causes & Consequences of Poverty in Pakistan Summia Batool Miankhail ∗ Abstract Poverty is a global phenomenon. It exists where people are deprived of the means to satisfy their basic needs mandatory to their survival.

Mostly the phenomenon occurs in developing countries of the world, which not only affects them socially but also Size: KB. The agricultural GDP per capita growth rate ( to ) was only percent per year; rural poverty rates in are still at levels that approximate those of the s; and social welfare indicators in Pakistan remain significantly below those of.

Empire of Cotton: A Global History Paperback – Novem #N#Sven Beckert (Author) › Visit Amazon's Sven Beckert Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central.

Sven Beckert (Author) out of 5 stars by:   EFFECTS OF POVERTY IN PAKISTAN Special effects of Poverty in Pakistan are limitless. Almost every side of life is affected straightly and unstraightly. To understand in better way we have divided the Effects of Poverty in Pakistan in two categories. EFFECTS OF POVERTY ON SOCIETY.

first and most instant Effects of Poverty in Pakistani civilization. the population below poverty line (%), it points out that Chad, Haiti, Liberia appear to be on top with 80% poverty out of countries, followed by Congo, and the least poverty of % is found in Malaysia and Tunisia and % in Thailand (CIA World Factbook, ).File Size: KB.

Pakistan. Though there is more rural poverty among non-farm households; however, it is not worst for paid non-farm worker than paid agricultural worker. Non-farm economy may not have a significant impact to reduce rural poverty, but it has a significant positive impact on child school enrollment in rural Pakistan.

This paper examines the impact of rural-to-urban migration on rural poverty and inequality in the case of Hubei province using the data of a household survey. Since remittances are a potential substitute for farm income, the paper presents counterfactual scenarios of what rural income, poverty, and inequality would have been in the absence.

The absolute fall in poverty headcount in rural areas from percent in to percent in was much higher than in urban areas.

However in percentage terms, urban poverty fell by 34 and rural poverty by 28 percent during the period. Moreover, the difference in the incidence of poverty between urban and rural areas has. 52 Impact of macroeconomic policies on poverty alleviation in Pakistan Table 1.

Role of Agriculture in Pakistan Economy Year Percentage share of Agriculture in GDP Percentage of Rural labor Force Percentage of Rural Population 68 85 59 78 57 74 52 71 47 69 4 36 2. Existing review of literature. Cotton is an important cash crop grown in Pakistan and it contributes substantially to the national economy of Pakistan and is a key source of livelihood for the rural people (Pakistan, ).It is widely grown in hot and humid areas where there are high pest hazards as some insects are especially deleterious to cotton yield and its by: : Agricultural Growth, Poverty and Inequality: A Journey Across Pakistan: A Time Series Analysis of pro-poor growth and poverty bands; and causality of poverty and income inequality in Pakistan (): ABDUL SABOOR, ZAKIR HUSSAIN: Books.

As noted earlier, poverty in Pakistan has historically been higher in rural areas than in urban areas. Table 2 highlights some of the interesting points concerning the poverty trend in the s. First, poverty increased overall in rural as well as in urban areas of the country between the and periods.

ownership of nea rural Indian households to analyse poverty in rural India. The study, conducted at the disaggregated level of individual States, examines the impact of household size and composition, caste, gender of household head, and size of File Size: KB.

The limitations of agricultural development for poverty reduction 25 A note on terminology 27 About the book 29 2. Policy approaches and theoretical considerations 35 Changing policies: from market systems to value chains 35 Theoretical approaches to households, markets, and marketing for the poor 42 Transaction costs 45File Size: 3MB.

Understanding Poverty in Pakistan Though having abated in the ’s, poverty in Pakistan was as high at the end of the ’s as at the beginning of the decade, and continued to be marked by sharp differences across the country’s provinces, and its rural and urban areas.

This stagnating and uneven development is also reflected in. Still, as global commodity prices fall, countries may have been tempted to utilize these policies again in order to dispose of production surpluses; doing so would have significant negative impacts on global food prices, agricultural investment, rural labor wages, and ultimately poverty reduction and food security (as discussed in Laborde and.

Women play an important role in the development of a country. In Pakistan, efforts are being made to empower women in almost every field of life but in rural areas women are still living in miserable conditions.

The present study was designed to check the impact of women empowerment on rural development in district Muzaffargarh of punjab province. The Cited by: 2. Scientific Papers Series Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development Vol. 13, Issue 3, PRINT ISSNE-ISSN 7 IMPACT OF GROWTH IN AGRICULTURAL SECTOR ON POVERTY LEVEL IN PAKISTAN Zeshan ANWAR1, Rashid SAEED1, M.

Kaleem KHAN1, Asma KHAN2. International Organizations Reports about poverty in Pakistan. Asian Development Bank Report According to the ADB report, poverty is spreading in Pakistan due to the rising population, Pakistan’s internal situation, agriculture backwardness, unequal income distribution, defiance expenditure, and increase in utility charges and rise in.Pakistan The Human Capital Index (HCI) database provides data at the country level for each of the components of the Human Capital Index as well as for the overall index, disaggregated by gender.

The index measures the amount of human capital that a child born today can expect to attain by given the risks of poor health and poor.