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State of Pakistani Agriculture and Society
Benjamin Conner
University of Kentucky
PLS 103-002

Pakistan is a country that is advanced compared to other countries around their own region. That region is the Middle East region. Agriculture in Pakistan covers both livestock and crops. When a country becomes wealthier they are able to raise and eat more meat, but I will mostly be talking about the agricultural state dealing with crop production and how that affects Pakistan through many aspects. They are a country whose biggest crop production comes from the cereals rice and wheat. Pakistan has the ability to be a major contributor in international trade, but at the same time they need to watch out for their own people. Pakistan is vulnerable because many people throughout Pakistan are close to food insecurity, while others already live in this state. Pakistan is still a developing country, but has taken great strides and is getting closer each day to being a developed country. According to the World Factbook of the CIA, Pakistan has a population of 190,291,129 people that is increasing at a rate of 1.551%. This percent has been lowered which is important for countries to become stable, but can still be even more. Religious leaders have been encouraged to help with family planning (Quetta 2010). This in turn would help maintain population in the religious sectors which includes a large portion of Pakistani’s population. Another factor of population in Pakistan is the Taliban and al Qaeda terrorist. They live in the towns so they can blend in more with civilians within the town. More efforts have been made to eliminate this presence in Pakistan by other countries, such as the United States. One way to try to get rid of their existence is by the use of drone attacks. These attacks can be successful, but they also kill many citizens of Pakistan (Khan…...

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