Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

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THE PAKISTAN DEVELOPMENT REVIEW 

“Green Revolution and Redistribution of Rural Incomes: Pakistan’s Experience” A Comment

“Green Revolution would indeed have exacerbated rural income inequalities if all that has been said so far accorded with the actual conditions prevailing in Pakistan. It will be shown in this paper that the majority of the above arguments are ‘not correct, and that part of the evidence which has been used to demonstrate the adverse consequences of Green Revolution on income distribution is particularly untrustworthy. The paper also demonstrates that Green Revolution has been the most viable rural development strategy ever pursued in Pakistan.” [4, pp.174-175]

Mahmood Hasan Khan

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