Over 48 per cent of Pakistani people are food insecure

Published on 03 June 2010

Almost half of the people in the country face food insecurity which has increased because of the ‘war on terror’ and its fallout on economy and development. (..) The report — The state of food security in Pakistan — sponsored by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation says that almost half of the people are chronically food insecure. (..) The report is a follow-up of the ‘Food security analysis of rural Pakistan, 2003’ that the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) produced in 2004 in collaboration with World Food Programme.

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