Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

BOP Policy Note on Agriculture Sector

Webinar Date : Friday, September 17, 2021 at 03:00 PM PST
Webinar Moderator: Dr. Nadeem Ul Haque, VC, PIDE
Webinar Speaker :

Mr. Hashim J. Bakht, Finance Minister, Govt. of Punjab
Mr. Zafar Masud, President & CEO, The Bank of Punjab
Mr. Salim Raza, Former SBP, Governor & Member
Mr. Kazim Saeed, Pakistan Agriculture Coalition
Mr. Zafar ul Hassan, Chief Macro, Ministry of Planning
Dr. Abedullah, Chief of Research, PIDE
Mr. Sayem Ali, Chief Economist, The Bank of Punjab

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Webinar Detail

The focus of the webinar will be to investigate a true contribution of agriculture sector in GDP and how sustainable growth in this sector can lead to alleviate rural poverty. Further, how a sustainable growth in this sector can be achieved will be discussed. Specifically, presenters will attempt to answer the following questions.• What is the true contribution of agriculture sector in GDP? • What is not accounted for while estimating the share of agriculture sector in GDP?• Does agricultural growth can serve to alleviate rural poverty?• How a sustainable growth in agriculture sector can be achieved?