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Zulqarnain, Zulqarnain, 2013. Economic impacts of floods on small scale farmers of Pakistan : a case study from the district Nowshera, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Province. Second cycle, A2E. Uppsala: SLU, Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

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The purpose of this study is to explore the economic impact of floods on small scale farmers in District Nowshers KP Province (Khyber Pukhtunkhwa) Pakistan. The study shows the devastating effects of flood in 2010 on livelihood of the people and making their life difficult. The research is based on telephonic interviews, literature reviews.
The cases shows that majority of the farmers are facing livelihood issues for their survival. The farmers who are living already in critical condition flood took away the entire livelihood from them and made them more vulnerable. The study also put some light on gender issues during the flood and the role of military, NGOs and government during the flood.

Main title:Economic impacts of floods on small scale farmers of Pakistan
Subtitle:a case study from the district Nowshera, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Province
Authors:Zulqarnain, Zulqarnain
Supervisor:Bartholdson, Örjan
Examiner:Hansen, Kjell
Series:UNSPECIFIED
Volume/Sequential designation:UNSPECIFIED
Year of Publication:2013
Level and depth descriptor:Second cycle, A2E
Student's programme affiliation:NM009 Rural Development and Natural Resource Management - Master's Programme 120 HEC
Department:(NL, NJ) > Dept. of Urban and Rural Development
(LTJ, LTV) > Dept. of Urban and Rural Development
Keywords:Livelihood, Small scale farmers, Military
URN:NBN:urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-s-2113
Permanent URL:
http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-s-2113
Subjects:Rural population
Water resources and management
Language:English
Deposited On:21 Mar 2013 15:40
Metadata Last Modified:21 Mar 2013 15:40

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