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AGRICULTURE IN SINDH

 
Agriculture is the Mainstay of Pakistanís Economy

One-fourth of total output (Gross Domestic Product-GDP) and 44% total employment is generated by agriculture
67.5% of the country population living in rural areas is directly or indirectly linked with agriculture for their livelihood.
 
 Land Utilization:
It is estimated that 62% of geographical area of Sindh is Arid, comprising Thar, Nara and Kohistan, beside a large area under coastal belt (350 Km) and Katcha area.
Total Area 14.09 Million Hectare
Cultivated Area 05.76 Million Hectare 41%
Un-cultivated Area 06.27 Million Hectare 44%
Forest Area 00.69 Million Hectare 5%
Culture able Waste 01.37 Million Hectare 10%
 
The Economic development of Sindh largely depends on the progress and growth of Agriculture Sector. The province contributes significantly towards overall national agriculture production in major crops:

   32% in National Rice Production
   24% in National Sugarcane Production
   12% in National Cotton Production
   21% in National Wheat Production
 

Major thrust of the Agriculture Department will be:

  Modernization of agriculture research.
  Advancement of mechanized agriculture.
  Strong market information system.
  Improved agriculture extension service.
  Water Management

 
Despite resource constraints, insufficient technical manpower, and inadequate inputs, including irrigation water, Sindh province has not legged behind the other provinces in yields per hectare. In almost all major crops yield is either higher or very near to more developed province Punjab, which has proportionately more resources.
 

POTENTIAL SOURCES OF FUTURE GROWTH OF AGRICULTURE & RURAL ECONOMY

  Reduce Post Harvest losses of fruits and vegetables.
  Potential for diversification of crops, medicinal & industrial crops, floriculture.
  Promotion of low delta crops specially in arid areas

 

LAND UTILIZATION

 
It is estimated that 62% of geographical area of Sindh is Arid, comprising Thar, Nara and Kohistan, beside a large area under coastal belt (350 Km) and Katcha area.

   Total Area 14.09 Million Hectare
   Cultivated Area 05.76 Million Hectare 41%
   Un-cultivated Area 06.27 Million Hectare 44%
   Forest Area 00.69 Million Hectare 5%
   Culture able Waste 01.37 Million Hectare 10%
 

 

 
 
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