Ni Hao, GoodMorning, Bonjour &Assalam-o-Alaikum
Global Sirens               Population                               PovertyThe Barriers                                  ...
Other Diverse Problems A to Z• Political Solutions• Diplomatic Solutions• Technological Solutions• Even Philanthropy Works...
FoodPopulation   Poverty                       Insecurity
THE TRIPLE CONSTRAINT              Food           Insecurity
POPULATION
World Population–the Billions’ Marks   0.5 B      5.0 B        6.0 B  (1500)      (1987)      (1999)   -----     13 years ...
POVERTY
FOOD INSECURITY
World Agricultural Disequilibrium• Co-existence of Food Deficit, Hunger &  Malnutrition in some areas; and• Food Surplus &...
ONE RESOLVE(FOCUS STANDI)
But, Challenges are Unlimited:
Land & Tenure Security:• Universal Proportional Lags in Land Use  Intensity• Marginalization (Lack of access to land & lan...
Water Resources (Depletion &Scarcity):•   Limited space for Irrigation Expansion•   Groundwater Aquifers, going overexploi...
Diversification LAGS:• Declining Productivity Growth• Markets fragmentation for High Value  perishable commodities• Volati...
Environmental Issues:•   Land Degradation•   Soil Erosion•   Salinity & Water-Logging•   Poor Water Management Practices• ...
Climatic Changes:•   Narrow Research Base•   Low Technology•   Mitigation Absence•   Adaptation Lacking•   Low Capitalizat...
The Natural Factors:• Vulnerabilities and Risks; stay unattended or  partially/minimally Redressed• Disasters, Droughts, F...
Towards Workable Solutions
POLICY SUGGESTIONS
Supportive Policy Drivers for SmallFarms:• Research, Extension & Farm Services• Insects & Pests Management, Soil conservat...
Applying Modern Concepts &Culture in Traditional Agriculture:• Governments to Institutionalize Strong  Regulatory Framewor...
Agricultural Market Strengthening:• Constant Improvement of Product & Factor  Markets• Optimizing Transaction Approaches• ...
Agricultural Technical Services:•   Technology Development•   Extension Services•   Innovation & Training•   Water Managem...
Agricultural Public Policies:• Sustainable Development Planning• Delivery of Subsidies• Agricultural Financing & Insurance...
National Policy Dimension-1  Prioritize Smallholders & Farms in  Policy Priorities in Planning   Enabling Envt. & Legislat...
National Policy Dimension-2  Smallholders’ cultural exchange  programs for experience sharing   Measures for Agri-based In...
The Middle-Man’s ViewQuality as Priority-IQuality as Priority-IIQuality as Priority-III
Global Policy Dimension-1  Initiate Global Agricultural Policy  Dialogue Forum for Small-Holders  Adopt Resolution/s for E...
Global Policy Dimension-2  Devise Agri. Social Protection  Strategy for Smallholders  Devise Agricultural Governance Devis...
Better                Human                Resource                                 Poverty                               ...
Fourth South-South Cooperation Workshop on Rural Development and Poverty Reduction - Syed Bilal Khisro
Fourth South-South Cooperation Workshop on Rural Development and Poverty Reduction - Syed Bilal Khisro
Fourth South-South Cooperation Workshop on Rural Development and Poverty Reduction - Syed Bilal Khisro
Fourth South-South Cooperation Workshop on Rural Development and Poverty Reduction - Syed Bilal Khisro
Fourth South-South Cooperation Workshop on Rural Development and Poverty Reduction - Syed Bilal Khisro
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Fourth South-South Cooperation Workshop on Rural Development and Poverty Reduction - Syed Bilal Khisro

  1. 1. Ni Hao, GoodMorning, Bonjour &Assalam-o-Alaikum
  2. 2. Global Sirens Population PovertyThe Barriers Food Insecurity Problems A to Z The socio-economic Wheels of the Vehicle of Human Development
  3. 3. Other Diverse Problems A to Z• Political Solutions• Diplomatic Solutions• Technological Solutions• Even Philanthropy WorksAnd the remaining 3 Wheels?• Uniform Issues & Dynamics --- So!
  4. 4. FoodPopulation Poverty Insecurity
  5. 5. THE TRIPLE CONSTRAINT Food Insecurity
  6. 6. POPULATION
  7. 7. World Population–the Billions’ Marks 0.5 B 5.0 B 6.0 B (1500) (1987) (1999) ----- 13 years 12 years 1.0 B 4.0 B 7.0 B (1804) (1974) (2012) 304 years 14 years 13 years 2.0 B 3.0 B 8.0 Billions (1927) (1960) (2027) 123 years 33 years 15 years
  8. 8. POVERTY
  9. 9. FOOD INSECURITY
  10. 10. World Agricultural Disequilibrium• Co-existence of Food Deficit, Hunger & Malnutrition in some areas; and• Food Surplus & Excess Nutrition in other areasPolitical Distortions in Food Trade• Food Problem in Low-Income Countries• Protection Problem in High-Income Countries• Disparity Problem in Middle-Income Countries
  11. 11. ONE RESOLVE(FOCUS STANDI)
  12. 12. But, Challenges are Unlimited:
  13. 13. Land & Tenure Security:• Universal Proportional Lags in Land Use Intensity• Marginalization (Lack of access to land & land- use)• Land Reforms; threatened by Political & Vested Interests• Rapid Urbanization• Land Scarcity; Cultivated Land Vs Irrigated Land• Distortion of Priorities in Policies
  14. 14. Water Resources (Depletion &Scarcity):• Limited space for Irrigation Expansion• Groundwater Aquifers, going overexploited• Small Farms Constraints• Large Owners’ Exploitation
  15. 15. Diversification LAGS:• Declining Productivity Growth• Markets fragmentation for High Value perishable commodities• Volatility of Prices & Market Risks• Infrastructural Deficiencies (FMRs)• Poor Credits’ Accessibility• Erosion of Trust in Markets• Weak or NO Value Chain Management
  16. 16. Environmental Issues:• Land Degradation• Soil Erosion• Salinity & Water-Logging• Poor Water Management Practices• Misappropriation of Fertilizers & Pesticides• Water Pollution & Damages to Ecosystems
  17. 17. Climatic Changes:• Narrow Research Base• Low Technology• Mitigation Absence• Adaptation Lacking• Low Capitalization• Diverse non-climate Stressors
  18. 18. The Natural Factors:• Vulnerabilities and Risks; stay unattended or partially/minimally Redressed• Disasters, Droughts, Floods and Hurricanes, etc.
  19. 19. Towards Workable Solutions
  20. 20. POLICY SUGGESTIONS
  21. 21. Supportive Policy Drivers for SmallFarms:• Research, Extension & Farm Services• Insects & Pests Management, Soil conservation strategies• Strengthening Participatory Methodologies• Subsidized Farm Mechanization• Fiscal Stimulation• Organic Agriculture and Bio-technology• Supply Chain Management• Information & Communication Technology
  22. 22. Applying Modern Concepts &Culture in Traditional Agriculture:• Governments to Institutionalize Strong Regulatory Frameworks• Establish & Strengthen/Integrate Linkages between Industries & Agriculture• Supportive Infrastructure (FMRs),• Services & Utilities plus Alternate Power & Fuel sources• Agricultural Production Optimization
  23. 23. Agricultural Market Strengthening:• Constant Improvement of Product & Factor Markets• Optimizing Transaction Approaches• Price Adjustment & Stability• Improved Information & Dissemination Platform• Improved Agricultural Production Inputs & Products’ Standards
  24. 24. Agricultural Technical Services:• Technology Development• Extension Services• Innovation & Training• Water Management Practices & Support
  25. 25. Agricultural Public Policies:• Sustainable Development Planning• Delivery of Subsidies• Agricultural Financing & Insurances; as Priorities• Strong Reserve System of Agricultural Products
  26. 26. National Policy Dimension-1 Prioritize Smallholders & Farms in Policy Priorities in Planning Enabling Envt. & Legislation; Smallholders’ Rights’ Protection Supportive Physical, Financial & Technical & Info. Infrastructure Strategies be Needs, Area, Situation-Based & Not Experiments
  27. 27. National Policy Dimension-2 Smallholders’ cultural exchange programs for experience sharing Measures for Agri-based Industrial Base Res., Extension, OFWM, Trainings Evade Exploitation & Build Farmers’ Trust (Sustainability)
  28. 28. The Middle-Man’s ViewQuality as Priority-IQuality as Priority-IIQuality as Priority-III
  29. 29. Global Policy Dimension-1 Initiate Global Agricultural Policy Dialogue Forum for Small-Holders Adopt Resolution/s for Enabling Policy & Growth Environment Set Goals on MDG Lines Promote Linkages across Boarders
  30. 30. Global Policy Dimension-2 Devise Agri. Social Protection Strategy for Smallholders Devise Agricultural Governance Devise a Social Contract for Smallholders
  31. 31. Better Human Resource Poverty Reduction Food Security Global Policy DialoguesThe Vehicle May Have a Safe Drive Now For All of Us to Commit and Strive for a Better Tomorrow

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