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Women and Land in Pakistan
Reports & Research
December 2017
Pakistan

Women have largely been excluded from the ownership and control of land in Pakistan, which is the single most important source of income and status in the agricultural economy.

Conference Papers & Reports
October 2017
Afghanistan
United Arab Emirates
Egypt
Ethiopia
India
Iran
Iraq
Jordan
Lebanon
Morocco
Oman
Pakistan
Sudan
Syrian Arab Republic
Tunisia
Turkey
Uzbekistan
Yemen
Eastern Africa
Northern Africa
Southern Asia
Central Asia
Western Asia

To help break the cycle of poverty, improve food and nutritional security, halt or reverse the alarming process of resource degradation in the dry areas, and help communities adapt to the impacts of climate variability and change, ICARDA’s Strategic Plan 2017-2026 outlines our research and organizational approach for action to achieve our vision of thriving and resilient communities in the dry

Reports & Research
October 2017
Afghanistan
China
Algeria
Egypt
Ethiopia
India
Iran
Iraq
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Lebanon
Libya
Morocco
Pakistan
Palestine
Sudan
Syrian Arab Republic
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Tunisia
Turkey
Uzbekistan
Eastern Africa
Northern Africa
Eastern Asia
Southern Asia
Central Asia
Western Asia

This document presents the Strategic Plan of the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas for the period from 2017 to 2026. ICARDA’s mission is to enhance food, water, and nutritional security and environmental health in the face of global challenges, including climate change.

Institutional & promotional materials
October 2017
Afghanistan
United Arab Emirates
Egypt
Ethiopia
India
Iran
Iraq
Jordan
Lebanon
Morocco
Oman
Pakistan
Sudan
Syrian Arab Republic
Tunisia
Turkey
Uzbekistan
Yemen
Eastern Africa
Northern Africa
Southern Asia
Central Asia
Western Asia

Non-tropical dry areas cover over 40% of the world’s land surface with a growing population of more than 2.5 billion people. These people grow 44% of the world’s food and keep half of the world’s livestock, yet one in six live in chronic poverty.

Legislation
May 2017
Pakistan

This Law, consisting of 24 sections, creates the Punjab Women Protection Authority. It establishes necessary provisions for a comprehensive, efficient, effective and gender equitable system for protection, relief and rehabilitation of women against all forms of violence in the Punjab; to control, monitor, and oversee that system; and, to deal with related matters.

Reports & Research
Journal Articles & Books
February 2017
India
Mauritania
Pakistan
Morocco
Brazil

Expansion and development of urban areas require acquisition of land, which, in turn, often requires physical relocation of people who own or occupy this land. Land acquisition and resettlement may also be required to improve the lives of the more than 1 billion people who currently live in slums around the world, most of them in developing countries.

Land-use conflict and socio-economic impacts of infrastructure projects: the case of Diamer Bhasha Dam in Pakistan
Peer-reviewed publication
January 2017
China
Pakistan

This article examines the conflicts arising from the Diamer Bhasha Dam project in northern Pakistan. Conflicts arising from the impacts of the dam on the local population and territory and steps to resolve some of them are identified. These impacts relate to unfair land acquisition, improper displacement, inadequate compen- sation, resettlement and future livelihoods.