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Programmes in Pakistan

Including reduced household food insecurity and malnutrition in rural and urban areas; enhanced productive safety nets and support to the Pakistan Integrated Nutrition Strategy; and implementation of the DRM/DRR Programme targeting post-emergency acute food insecurity and promoting agricultural livelihood early recovery in areas affected by floods, earthquake and displacement.

Including support for provincial agricultural investment projects and programmes linking small farmers to markets; raising productivity of crops, livestock, fisheries and forestry through sustainable intensified production using ecosystem services to reduce fossil fuel dependence; promoting productive and decent rural employment through value addition and market linkages; facilitating more Food for Cities actions; and encouraging public/private partnerships for strengthening value chains.

Support to vulnerable rural population to adapt to fragile ecosystems, climate change, man-made and natural disasters; collaborate with international, national and provincial partners to improve their capacity to monitor and assess national emergencies and transboundary pest and disease outbreaks; and design and implement programmes to assist vulnerable rural populations impacted by such events.

Including collection of gender and age disaggregated data, creation of a reliable data bases and information systems for providing a solid basis for policy making on food security; enhanced capacity for policy making on relevant regulatory and legal issues such as land tenure, water governance, food safety and seed certification; adaptation of international standards and agreements into national systems; strengthening food safety and quality control and management system and support to the federal and provincial Governments of strengthening post devolution policies and institutions.