Authors

1 Department of Sociology and Anthropology, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Pakistan

2 Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, PMAS- Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Pakistan

3 Department of Mathematics and Statistics, PMAS- Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Abstract

About half of the population in Pakistan is food insecure. The study focused the food secure population and the strategies for reducing poverty in district Rawalpindi. The study was carried out in district Rawalpindi in the Punjab province of Pakistan. Simple random sampling technique was used for this research study in district Rawalpindi. A sample of 120 respondents was selected. Then the data was analyzed through SPSS. It was concluded that majority people have low income, high food expenditures, low educational level affecting food security and government policies were not satisfactory to ensure food security. Moreover significant associations were found between education and food security and food security with the government policies. It was experienced that the more the people were educated were food secure.

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