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					THINK TANK ON
 AGRICULTURE
    SECTOR


KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA AGRICULTURAL
UNIVERSITY PESHAWAR
Background
   Secretary P&D and his team visited AUP and
    acknowledged the University being a seat of
    knowledge and learning
   Recent 8th Amendment has brought along numerous
    challenges to the development scenario
   Previous Development Models have mainly
    emphasized on quantity instead of sustainability
    and could not deliver the optimum objectives
Background
   There is a need to provide solutions to shortcomings
    in previous development models
   Formation of Think Tank comprising of University
    Faculty and Experts from Different Sectors is
    formed to come up with target oriented effective
    Development Models to Alleviate Poverty, Create
    Jobs and Sustainable Development in the
    Agriculture Sectors
Vision Statement for the Think Tank

“Improved livelihood through the
implementation of a well thought-
  out Sustainable Developmental
  Programs in Agriculture Sector”
                   Improved Livelihood
                           &
                     Quality of Life


                          Projects


Geographical Based
                                         Need
     Projects


                                                      Future Planning
                     Stakeholders
                                                       Perspectives


  Private Sector

    Academia                                       Changing Climate

   Government
     Bodies                                     Changing Global
                            Community Needs        Scenario
Need for the Think Tank
   Understanding the dynamics of Agricultural Sectors
   Identify policy loopholes in planning and
    implementation in Agricultural Sectors
   Identify major issues confronting farmers and other
    stakeholders in the country in general and in the
    province in particular
   Suggest remedial measures for rehabilitation of
    agricultural sectors, improving performance based
    output and sustainable development of agriculture
    sector
Terms of Reference
   To deliberate upon issues confronting agriculture
    sector including livestock and water management
   To explore and debate successful models in various
    components of Agriculture sector
   To come up with viable and integrated model/
    guidelines, on which policy/programs and projects
    can be developed and implemented in agriculture
    sector through ADP of Govt. of Khyber
    Pakhtunkhwa leading to accelerated economic
    growth and regional parity
Reference Documents
   Vision 2030 of Government of Pakistan
   Medium Term Development Framework I & II
   Comprehensive Development Strategy of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
   Provincial Agricultural Policy
   Provincial Agricultural Strategy
   Provincial Horticultural Policy
   Livestock Development Plan
   Perspective Sectoral Policy and Plans
   Provincial ADPs (last 5-10 years)
   Any Other relevant reference
Components of the Think Tank
   Think Tank Shall Comprise Four Distinct Sub Sectors
     Agriculture

     Livestock

     Water   Management &
     Policy Planning
Sub Sectors
   Shall Study and Identify Major Issues Confronting
    the Sub Sector
   Identify policy loopholes and suggest improvements
   Plan Projects that are
     Specificto the geographic location
     Must have relevance and impact
       Long   term, Medium Term, Short Term
     Must   be practical, implementable and sustainable
Planned Line of Action
   Frequent Meetings of the Think tank
   Finalization of Recommendations
   Consolidation
   Sharing with Stakeholders
   Finalization of Draft by 1st March 2011
   Consolidated Plans sent to Secretary P&D by 5th
    March 2011
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