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The groundwater economy of Pakistan

Asad Sarwar Qureshi

The groundwater economy of Pakistan

by Asad Sarwar Qureshi

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Published by International Water Management Institute in Lahore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAsad Sarwar Qureshi, Tushaar Shah, Mujeeb Akhtar.
SeriesWorking paper -- 64, Pakistan country series -- no. 19
ContributionsShah, Tushaar., Akhtar, Mujeeb., International Water Management Institute (Pakistan)
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 23 p. :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22672958M
ISBN 109290905301
LC Control Number2008326616

Challenges and Prospects of Sustainable Groundwater Management in the Indus Basin, Pakistan. Asad Sarwar Qureshi,1 Peter G. McCornick,2 A. Sarwar,3 and Bharat R. Sharma4. 1. IWMI-Office, Lahore, Pakistan 2. International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Colombo, Sri Lanka 3. Punjab Agricultural Department, On-Farm Water Management, Lahore Cited by: This study on ground water contains the following topics: hydrometeorolgy, hydrogeology and acrial photography, and acquifer properties and ground water flow. Preview this book» What people are saying Reviews: 7.

Underground water reserves under threat. Ashfak Bokhari J Groundwater in Pakistan, being in Indus Basin aquifer, is running out on fast pace. Economy will need ‘reset and. The groundwater system underneath Pakistan’s flowing rivers in the Indus plains has at least million acre feet (MAF) of pristine water. This storage is so large that it is equivalent to more.

  Groundwater abstraction from the transboundary Indo-Gangetic Basin comprises 25% of global groundwater withdrawals, sustaining agricultural Cited by: and Tech Jamshoro, Sindh Pakistan 2 Chief Executive Research and Development Foundation, Hyderabad, Sindh Pakistan ABSTRACT Sindh is the second largest province of Pakistan. The total gross command area (GCA) is MHa and its culturable command area is MHa. Agriculture is the backbone of its economy.


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Wescoat, Cited by: Groundwater has become an increasingly important resource for irrigation, particularly in the Punjab, in the northern lndus Plain, where it contributes an estimated 40% of the on-farm water supplies.

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The region of North Gujarat has been specifically studied to document the uncontrolled use of groundwater and the ill-effects of such exploitation. Therefore, groundwater has gradually acquired a vital role in the development of agricultural and rural economy in Pakistan.

The use of groundwater for irrigated agriculture in Pakistan has a long history. In early days, the groundwater abstraction was made by means of. The book will push many people to think 'outside of their box.' Peter P. Mollinga, University of Bonn 'Taming the Anarchy is an authoritative treatise on groundwater governance that offers incisive insights and powerful ideas for planners and policymakers to rid the region of its groundwater madness.' Sudhirendar Sharma,   Groundwater is playing a critical role in supporting irrigated agriculture which is producing about 90% of the total grain production in Pakistan.

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Mollinga, University of BonnAuthor: Tushaar Shah. Pakistan's water economy: running dry (English) Abstract. Pakistan is one of the world's most arid countries, with an average rainfall of under mm a year.

The population and the economy are heavily dependent on an annual influx into the Indus river system (including the. Introduction P akistan is an agricultural economy, and the overall economic performance of the country largely depends on the performance of agriculture sector.

The rate of economic growth of Pakistan is affected by whatever happens to its agriculture. Past experiences show that the periods of high/low economic growth of national economy generally coincide with the trends in the growth of its.

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Falling groundwater levels driving farmers in Punjab to move away from paddy To produce a kilogramme of rice, 2, litres of water is needed, as per the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. In JulyPakistan entered into a month Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement with the International Monetary Fund.

Stabilization measures under the EFF were expected to moderate aggregate demand pressures in the economy. Leading indicators suggested a slowdown in growth in the first months of FY20[1].Issues in Pakistan's Economy A Political Economy Perspective.

Third Edition. S. Akbar Zaidi. This book is about understanding Pakistan's structural transformation over six decades in a political economy framework. It is a key source for reference, and covers a huge and diverse array of data, literature reviews, commentary and analysis.Book: Ground water resources of Pakistan.

pp. Abstract: Historical aspects of groundwater groundwater Subject Category: Miscellaneous see more details use, geohydrology of the Indus formations and the Ganges delta, the origin and sources of groundwater, the physics of groundwater flow and its measurement, chemical quality Cited by: