Category Archives: Land Reforms in Pakistan

Land for people, or corporations?

–       The Nation – Najma Sadeque   Earlier this month, a People’s Tribunal on Land Rights was held in Hyderabad, presided over by Justice (Retd.) Wajiuddin Ahmed, and heavily attended by peasants and activists. Continued failure of governments’ to restore land … Continue reading

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What will peasants get in exchange for their vote?

by Najma Sadeque On the eve of Pakistan’s independence, peasant revolt, building up for many years in the subcontinent, culminated in the then-Pakistan Muslim League promising — in writing — to restore land to the tiller. Despite a few examples … Continue reading

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Time for meaningful land reform

By Najma Sadeque Published: May 21, 2012 Land reforms in Pakistan took turns at being Islamic and un-Islamic, depending on who was in power. Earlier, in the 1960s, Pakistani peasants’ hopes were dashed, yet again with the coming of the … Continue reading

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Empowering Women for Agricultural Development

‘An Acre for Every Woman’ demanded Published in Pakistan Observer (2 Apr. 2011) by Sana Jamal ISLAMABAD: In an informative world, which is often reminding us of the future threats for instance, food shortage, global warming, and water crisis; it … Continue reading

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