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Review of the wheat sector and grain storage issues in Pakistan

Date of publication: 1 March 2013

Wheat is the largest grown grain crop in Pakistan and a main staple food, representing 40 percent of total cultivated land on 9 million hectares and 3 percent of the country’s gross domestic product in 2009. However, yields remain low due to various constraints faced within the sector. Under the...

    

Tunisie: Financement du secteur agricole

Date of publication: 5 February 2013

L’étude “Tunisie: Financement du secteur agricole” sur le financement agricole de la Tunisie a été menée en réponse à une requête faite en décembre 2009 par le ministère tunisien de l’Agriculture et de l’Environnement pour appuyer une étude sur les principales contraintes au financement agricole. L’agriculture représente une part...

    

Serbia: Sugar Sector Review

Date of publication: 1 February 2013

Sugar production in Serbia has increased in a dramatic fashion over the past ten years, primarily due to the privatization of the sector and Serbia’s preferential access to the European Union (EU) and Central European Free Trade Area (CEFTA) markets. A new study assesses sugar beet production and processing in...

    

Lao People's Democratic Republic: Rice policy study

Date of publication: 28 January 2013

Rice is a key staple in the Lao PDR, as in most of the region, and as such is an important element of food security. The rice sector in the country has seen impressive development over the last ten years, however the sector has reached a crossroads where further progress...

    

Stocktaking of agricultural water investment in India: A review of selected World Bank-supported projects

Date of publication: 1 December 2012

The report "Stocktaking of agricultural water investment in India" is part of a joint FAO and World Bank research effort that has been developed to follow the progress of World Bank-supported agriculture and rural development (ARD) projects in South Asia. This is the final publication in a three report...

    

Stocktaking of livelihood projects in India

Date of publication: 1 December 2012

A report on “Stocktaking of livelihoods projects in India,” published by the FAO Investment Centre, draws from six thematic working papers prepared by FAO consultants. The paper reviews a series of projects that the World Bank has supported in seven states of India that give direct funding and support...