Project final report
Farmers’ capabilities, productivity and profitability: A case study of smallholders in selected agro zones in Pakistan - Final report
29 September 2016
This project aimed to identify constraints in the capacity of smallholders to adopt innovative farming practices and better marketing strategies to improve farm-level productivity and profitability.
- understood the technological, institutional and capacity constraints causing a range of differences in productivity results for smallholders
- identified the main factors influencing productivity improvement for farmers and the kind of policy measures to improve these criteria
- reviewed the marketing strategies adopted by smallholders, to maximize their returns and, thus, identify policy options to accelerate market reform, and
- evaluated (a) the agricultural support strategies implemented by the government and donors to increase farm productivity, and (b) the capacity of these strategies to support productivity development.