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Role of Agriculture in Economic Development of Pakistan

Vol. 2, Issue 2, PP. 9-12, Feb. 2015

Keywords: Agriculture, GDP, economic growth, export, livestock, fisheries

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This work is basically based on the role of  agriculture in the economic development of Pakistan. The Secondary data was collected in year 2005 to 2014.The main aim of this paper was to study and analyze the significance relationship of agriculture sectors with GDP. The study shows that there is a significant relationship in economic growth rate but fishing and forestry shows insignificant relationship towards GDP, due to many problems and challenges e.g. less investemt in the sector, untrained formers, and shortcomings in facilities. The study also highlights the strong relationship in agriculture development.


Anam Azam  is currently doing Master in Economics from Beijing University of Language and Culture University, Beijing, China (corresponding author to provide phone:0086-13641117142; e-mail:

Fouzia Nazir is doing her Master in Psychology from University of Gujrat, Pakistan.

Muhammad Rafiq is studying at North China Electric Power University, Beijing, China (e-mail:

Anam Azam Fouzia Nazir Muhammad Rafiq Sobia Nazir Sophia Nazir Shazia Tasleem "Role of Agriculture in Economic Development of Pakistan" International Journal of Busine Economics and Management Works Vol. 2 Issue 2 PP. 4-7 Feb. 2015.

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