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Irrigated agriculture of Pakistan

Ahmad, Nazir

Irrigated agriculture of Pakistan

by Ahmad, Nazir

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Published by S. Nazir in Lahore, Pakistan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pakistan.
    • Subjects:
    • Irrigation -- Pakistan,
    • Irrigation farming -- Pakistan

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Nazir Ahmad & Ghulam Rasul Chaudhry.
      ContributionsChaudhry, Ghulam Rasul, 1931-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS616.P34 A36 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2012910M
      LC Control Number90930114

      Agriculture constitutes the largest sector of our economy. Majority of the population, directly or indirectly, is dependent on this sector. It contributes about 24 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), accounts for half of employed labour force and is the largest source of foreign exchange earnings. It feeds whole rural and urban population. ADB is helping Pakistan improve water resource management and increase productivity of irrigated agriculture in Punjab province. The first project under the multitranche financing facility will improve Balloki Barrage and the Lower Bari Doab Canal system that supply irrigation water to more than , hectares.

      Agricultural land is very limited, a little more than 2 percent. Irrigated agriculture is limited to the central‐eastern part and covers only about1% of the area. Rod Kohi agriculture is practiced in the foothills of mountainous areas. Table: Balochistan: Land cover /Land user. Agriculture and the Rural Economy in Pakistan: Issues, Outlooks, and Policy Priorities seeks to answer these questions by examining the performance of both agriculture and the rural economy. The authors identify several measures that can promote agricultural productivity growth as well as wider economic and social development.

      This latest compilation of irrigation topics is divided into 30 chapters and covers agricultural, landscape, turfgrass and other applications of irrigation systems. Certified Irrigation Designer exam reference (CID-Step 2, CID Step 3-Landscape/Turf and Agriculture, CID Step-4 Sprinkler, Drip Micro and Surface). Irrigated agriculture is the major determinant of economic growth potential as it accounts for 20 % of the GDP and caters for over 50 % of the province's work force. Over 50% of agricultural output in Punjab comes from farmlands irrigated by one of the largest contiguous irrigation systems in the world.


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27). To this end Perera presents a detailed historical account of irrigation development in Pakistan’s Sindh province, covering both the physical and institutional aspects. "The book Agriculture and the Rural Economy in Pakistan: Issues, Outlooks, and Policy Priorities successfully traces the historical evolution of public policy on food security, agriculture, and the rural economy in Pakistan and provides a detailed analysis of the factors underlying the multidimensional nature of the current situation.

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Agriculture, like some of the countries in world, is backbone of economy of Pakistan, and irrigation system and is major and in some places the only source for : Muhammad Saleh Rashid.

The major concerns regarding performance of irrigated agriculture in Pakistan are low crop yields, water losses in the irrigation system and low water use average yields in Pakistan are low for wheat and rice, being kg ha‐1 and kg ha‐1, respectively.

There is a great variability in crop yields with some farmers. John Mellor Associates, Inc. Institutional reforms to accelerate the development of irrigated agriculture. Special studies, Volume I & II, Islamabad. Kijne, J.W.

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Table 2 Production Index of Important Crops Base. Table 3 Land Utilization Statistics. Table 4 Area Irrigated by Different Sources. Table 6 Western and Eastern Rivers Inflows at Rim-station. Table 5 Support/Procurement Prices of. Pakistan Statistical Year Book, is one of the regular annual publication of the Federal Bureau of Statistics, being issued since The present issue of seeks to provide a comprehensive overview of different socio-economic aspects of the country covering the financial year   Table of Contents 1.

Wells or Tube-wells Canals Perennial Canals Non-Perennial Canals Inundation Canals (Flood Canals) Link Canals Karez:Buy Best Books for CSS Current Affairs 1. Wells or Tube-wells: It is the oldest method of irrigation in Pakistan. Wells and Tube-wells system is successful where water level is high and where canal system.

Pakistan - Irrigation and drainage: issues and options (English) Abstract. Irrigation is central to Pakistan's economy. Around 90 percent of agricultural output (which accounts for more than a quarter of the Gross Domestic Product, and more than half of all employment) is entirely dependent on irrigation.

Canal System of Pakistan. The irrigation and canal system of Pakistan is regarded as best among others worldwide. It is also the largest.

About three fourth of the agricultural land of Pakistan comes under this canal system. At present Pakistan has three large dams and eighty five small dams in this system.

These dams are controlled by 19 barrages. Pakistan's principal natural resources are arable land and water. Agriculture accounts for about % of Pakistan's GDP and employs about % of the labour force. In Pakistan, the most agricultural province is Punjab where wheat and cotton are the most orchards are mostly found in Sindh and Punjab provinces that make Pakistan the world's 4th largest.

Energy use in large-scale irrigated agriculture in the Punjab province of Pakistan Chapter (PDF Available) March with Reads How we measure 'reads'. VI. Rainfed and Irrigated Agriculture: Agriculture mechanization, land tenure and land reforms, role of agriculture in national economy.

Part-II Forestry = (50 Marks) I. Forest, range lands and wild life importance and significance II. Forest management and utilization, wood based industries in Pakistan, silviculture III. Developments in Soil Salinity Assessment and Reclamation Innovative Thinking and Use of Marginal Soil and Water Resources in Irrigated Agriculture.

Editors: Shahid, Shabbir A., Abdelfattah, Mahmoud A., Taha, Faisal K. (Eds.) Free Preview. The overwhelming majority of its produce comes from the areas irrigated in the Indus Basin. The IBIS is therefore essential in sustaining the agriculture and consequently economic well-being of Pakistan.

The Indus Basin now serves as the bread basket of Pakistan. Its land use is furnished below. Current Problems and Recommendations. Get this from a library. Water and salinity balances for irrigated agriculture in Pakistan.

[J W Kijne; International Irrigation Management Institute.]. Agricultural irrigated land (% of total agricultural land) from The World Bank: Data Learn how the World Bank Group is helping countries with COVID (coronavirus).

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Statistics available from the Central government (e.g. the Agricultural Census Organization) or institutions of the province governments (e.g. the Ministries of agriculture) distinguish the net area under irrigation and the sown area of irrigated crops.Book Chapter.

Development of a system for drought monitoring and assessment in South Asia M. S. Climate change evidence and community level autonomous adaptation measures in a canal irrigated agriculture system of Pakistan.

Climate and Development, 9p. (Online first). doi: / Journal Article. (PDF) Irrigation system of Pakistan | hamza khalil pak.