IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/pid/journl/v51y2012i4p261-276.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

The Impact of Climate Change on Major Agricultural Crops: Evidence from Punjab, Pakistan

Author

Listed:
  • Rehana Siddiqui

    (Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad)

  • Ghulam Samad

    (Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad)

  • Muhammad Nasir

    (Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad)

  • Hafiz Hanzla Jalil

    (Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad)

Abstract

This study is underscoring the impact of climate change on the major agricultural crops in Punjab, Pakistan. These crops are Wheat, Rice, Cotton and Sugarcane. This is the first study of its nature to study the impact of scientific information’s on the stages of development of each crop in order to assess the impact of climate change on each stage of the crops. This detail scientific information’s obtained from Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), Islamabad, Cotton Research Institute, Faisalabad, Rice Research Institute, Kala Shah Kaku. Using panel data of districts of Punjab for the period 1980–2008, Fixed Effect Model is estimated. The findings show that both in short and in long term the impact of climate change on wheat productivity is non-negative, while the impact of climate change is negative for Rice, Cotton and Sugarcane.

Suggested Citation

  • Rehana Siddiqui & Ghulam Samad & Muhammad Nasir & Hafiz Hanzla Jalil, 2012. "The Impact of Climate Change on Major Agricultural Crops: Evidence from Punjab, Pakistan," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 51(4), pages 261-276.
  • Handle: RePEc:pid:journl:v:51:y:2012:i:4:p:261-276
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.pide.org.pk/pdf/PDR/2012/Volume4/261-276.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Raza, Amar & Ahmad, Munir, 2015. "Analysing the Impact of Climate Change on Cotton Productivity in Punjab and Sindh, Pakistan," MPRA Paper 72867, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Ashley Gorst & Ben Groom & Ali Dehlavi, 2015. "Crop productivity and adaptation to climate change in Pakistan," GRI Working Papers 189, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment.
    3. Afzal, Muhammad & Ahmed, Tanvir & Ahmed, Gulzar, 2016. "Empirical Assessment of Climate Change on Major Agricultural Crops of Punjab, Pakistan," MPRA Paper 70958, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 28 Jan 2016.
    4. repec:pid:journl:v:56:y:2017:i:2:p:163-187 is not listed on IDEAS

    More about this item

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:pid:journl:v:51:y:2012:i:4:p:261-276. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Khurram Iqbal). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/pideipk.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.