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Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri
Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri

  • July 19, 2020

    Turning to agriculture

    For decades, we were taught that agriculture is the backbone of our country’s economy. In the 1990s, however, we found that the contribution of...

  • July 08, 2020

    Lessons from the quarantine

    The writer heads the Sustainable Development Policy Institute.I was down with Covid-19 and in isolation for the whole month of June. That does not...

  • June 17, 2020

    Reading the budget

    The writer heads the Sustainable Development Policy Institute.The task of preparing Pakistan’s federal budget is quite a complicated one. On the...

  • May 23, 2020

    Avoiding a national catastrophe

    Social distancing is a set of non-medical measures that can prevent the spread of a contagious disease. It works by ensuring that the physical...

  • April 25, 2020

    Food: security and safety

    The only explanation that one can come up with for 2.5 million – and counting – cases of Cocid-19 worldwide, and for the loss of more than...

  • April 04, 2020

    Corona and the rural economy

    The reported share of agriculture in Pakistan’s Gross Domestic Product is 18.5 percent which certainly does not look impressive.But then look at...

  • March 26, 2020

    Locking down with conditions

    The advent of Covid-19 has pushed the world to a precipice: the twin crises of public health and economy can easily lead to both unforeseen and...