Household food security in Pakistan: The ration shop system

Harold, A. and Chaudhry, M.G. and García, M. (1988) Household food security in Pakistan: The ration shop system. Working Paper. International Food Policy Research Institute/Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Washington.

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Once established, government programs and the infrastructure that maintains them tend to continue with only occasional minor changes. Rationing and the partial provisioning of subsidized wheat flour in Pakistan--a program initiated before the majority of the present citizens of Pakistan were born--appears to conform to this generality. The economic environment in which such institutions function, however, is seldom static. Consequently, there is value in periodically reassessing the appropriateness of the goals and administration of such a program to the contemporary environment...

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Author Affiliation: International Food Policy Research Institute
Subjects: Social Sciences > Marketing
Divisions: Other Crops
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2013 10:24
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