Socio-economic characterisation of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) growers and date value chains in Pakistan

Abstract

Increasing food production to feed its rapidly growing population is a major policy goal of Pakistan. The production of traditional staples such as rice (Oryza sativa L.) and bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) has been intensified in many regions, but not in remote, drought-ridden areas. In these arid, marginal environments dates and their by-products are… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s40064-016-2855-4

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