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East-West Contrast in Pakistan’s Agricultural Development

  • Swadesh R. Bose

Abstract

Many of the recent writings on economic development emphasise the key role that agriculture must play in the development process. Yet success stories of development are few, and the agricultural bottleneck remains a difficult problem in most of the underdeveloped countries and areas with traditional peasant agriculture. Pakistan’s earlier agricultural stagnation and recent growth presents both a comparison and contrast with the situation in many other countries.

Keywords

Extension Service Crop Failure Indus Basin Agricultural Growth Export Duty 
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© The International Economic Association and S. R. Bose 1972

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