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Withstanding the climate change impacts

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Pakistan since the last over a decade is fast becoming a water scarcity-hit country, courtesy the climate change. The agriculture sector, which is contributing one-fourth of the country’s GDP, relies on the natural weather cycle in the region especially the Himalayas, the main water source of Punjab and Sindh agriculture. Now extreme weather variability in shape of excessive rainfalls, heavy floods, droughts, etc., triggered by climate change, is continuously impacting these major sectors.…Read More