Pak irrigated l and s ratio encouraging

STAFF REPORT IBD: WAPDA has prepared a report Hydro Potential in Pakistan’ which is quite illuminating about the potential and its utilization so far saying out of 73 million acres cultivable land 56 million acres is irrigated while 20 million acres of rain fed area can be irrigated if the full potential is exploited.Pakistan had a storage capacity of 15.74 million acre feet in 1976 which now has been reduced to 12.10 MAF in 2010 due to excessive sediment inflows. The three reservoirs (Tarbela

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