As Pakistan bans water-guzzling rice, one farmer has an alternative

Both Pakistan and India regularly forbid rice cultivation to conserve water and prevent land degradation. But with the crop tied to farmers’ livelihoods, a blanket ban is a weak solution

Zofeen Ebrahim

Zofeen T Ebrahim is a freelance journalist based in Karachi and Pakistan Editor at thethirdpole.net. She is the writer of leading international and national English newspapers, Dawn, The News, Guardian, Reuters. Her area of expertise is Climate change, WASH and social issues. Her work is accessible on all the newspaper outlets, and she is the recipient of many awards namely, APNS, Environmental Journalism, AGAHE etc.

7 comments

Highlight option

Turn on the "highlight" option for any widget, to get an alternative styling like this. You can change the colors for highlighted widgets in the theme options. See more examples below.

Gridlove

WASH Media Action is a portal of leading group of journalists who are reporting of water, sanitation, hygiene.

Email Newsletter

MailChimp newsletter form can be embedded here!

For more info, please visit MailChimp documentation.

Your Header Sidebar area is currently empty. Hurry up and add some widgets.