Dawn News

Ahmad Fraz Khan

Worsening nutrition deficit

Animals and poultry used to be sources of milk and egg for children and small incomes for their parents. Published Nov 16, 2015 06:55am

Rice market distortions

This dismal scenario is now entering its fourth year, with the government unwilling or unable to plan and play... Published Nov 09, 2015 07:10am

Time for innovative crop policy

If the acreage under wheat is reduced, there will be room for other (perhaps more vital) crops. Published Nov 02, 2015 07:05am

Steep fall in production of pulses

With a cropping intensity of over 150pc in Punjab, pulses have little chance to stand against better yielding crops. Updated Oct 19, 2015 07:33am

Addressing farmers’ woes

The stated logic of the cash transfer is that it is compensation for rice and cotton growers who have suffered because Published Sep 21, 2015 07:14am

Outlook for cotton prices

With fears of a lesser yield, the rates of cotton have started recovering a bit from Rs2,200 per maund a few days ago to Published Aug 24, 2015 06:39am