Global Advanced Research Journal of Agricultural Science (GARJAS) ISSN: 2315-5094
December, 2015 Special Anniversary Review Issue.  Vol. 4(12): pp. 827-830
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Flood Disaster in Pakistan and its Impact on Agriculture Growth (A Review)

Abdul Rehman1, Luan Jingdong2, Yuneng Du3, Rafia Khatoon4, Shoaib Ahmed Wagan5, Sehran Khan Nisar6


1. College of Economics and Management, Anhui Agricultural University, China

2. College of Economics and Management, Anhui Agricultural University, China

3. College of Economics and Management, Anhui Agricultural University, China

4. Business Administration (MBA), The University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir

5. College of Economics and Management, Anhui Agricultural University, China

6. School of Public Affairs, University of Science & Technology, China


Accepted 9 December, 2015



The main aim of this paper is to study the flood disaster in Pakistan and its impact on agriculture growth of Pakistan during the flood period of 2010-2014. Pakistan has during the last five consecutive years of 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 faced floods and flash floods. It has been responsible for damages to crops, seeds, households, food grains, livestock and infrastructure. In September 2014, heavy monsoon rains and floods in the catchment areas of India's eastern rivers of Jhelum, Ravi, Sutlej, and Chenab, resulted in flash floods in Punjab, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ&K). Over 1 million acres of cropland and 250,000 farmers were affected, in most cases resulting in the loss of standing food, fodder or cash crops. 

KeywordsFlood disaster, Agricultural Growth, Monsoon, Socio Economic and Infrastructure.


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