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  • Finance Companies send remittances too!

    We all know that immigrants send money home, but did you know that large corporations and international enterprise do the same? They start their businesses in the developing world and then they leave with all the resources and most of the profits  – though they also increase the socio-economic standards […]

  • Pakistani farmland under threat from Middle Eastern countries

    Farmland in Pakistan – a new food colony for the Middle East

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    Keeping this massive exports bill, that reaches to a total of roughly &5 billion dollars annually, Pakistan would be loosing a lot more than just this $5 billions. Though the government is adamant that they are not selling or doing away these lands but locals tell a completely different story. The other statements of raising the productivity also fall short of reality because the government has failed completely to help the farmers to export their products due to lack of facilities. A raised productivity level would not mean anything if there aren’t sufficient resources available to ship the products abroad.

  • The Climate Conundrum: Where does Pakistan stand?

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      Unstable climatic patterns, natural disasters, water scarcity, agricultural destruction and other evidence of environmental degradation is widespread today in most countries of the world. But the high impact of the deadly side of climate change has become much too common in the countries of the deprived. Among the countries […]