Earlier Research Work on Tharparkar and Sindh Barrage, and Similar Studies Related to Demographic, Social and Economic Conditions
Gobind M. Herani
Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari Institute of Technology
June 13, 2009
A Comparative Study of Agro-based industry of Tharparkar with Canal Barrage Area Sindh (1988-2000) Suggested Techniques Leading to an Industrial Economy (PhD Theses, Department of Economics, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Submitted: April 2002)
This study is earlier research works done on Tharparkar and Sindh barrage, and similar studies related to demographic, social and economic conditions and chapter-2 as a literature review of the thesis of Ph.D submitted in 2002. Purpose of the chapter was to give the complete picture of both areas and at national and international level to support the primary data of the thesis for proper occlusions and recommendations for policy maker to get the lesson for Tharparkar to get prosperous and better demographically socially and economically. Only secondary data from reliable sources is given in this chapter with complete quotations. This study shows that earlier research work is done in Thar with the help of Government of Sindh, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Save the Children Fund (SCF)-U.K, titled as "Tharparkar rural Development Project (TRDP) Evaluation 1993". From, the detailed study of the chapter we conclude that, from Pakistan origin material, we expect more in future. Some active NGOs has also worked for the awareness and welfare of Thar. From the literature of foreign origin material, it is concluded that development of any area depends upon the awareness and leadership of local participation of indigenous people and results are comparatively better. From the study of Baroda project, Somalia, Grameen Bank of Bangladesh and other NGOs' who run the micro credit programs, it is evident that such programs are essential for the alleviation of poverty and lead towards the income generation of the local masses. Every work should be done through local NGOs, because NGO’s works are on the basis of honesty and is demand driven. It is recommended that Local organizations are must for the awareness welfare and development and they must demand facilities from government and donor agencies.
Keywords: Earlier Research, Demographic, Social and Economic Conditions, Livestock, Rangeland Plantation, Thardeep, Banh-Beli
JEL Classification: D13, H51, H52, H53, I38, J16, J21, J24, J28, O19, O47, P21, P28working papers series
Date posted: June 16, 2009
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