Wheat is the main staple in Pakistan - accounting for around 72% of the country's daily caloric intake.

CIMMYT and IRRI are working with National partners to address the primary problems of

Wheat problems Wheat opportunities
Seed Health See Seed Health
Low nutritive value of Maize Resistant varieties
Improved fungicide use (Safe use of pesticides UC IPM)
Insufficient pasta on the market Durum wheat value chain analysis
Residue management and late planting of wheat Land leveling Manual (PDF - Rickman IRRI)
Bedplanting in rice wheat systems Manual (Connor et al., CIMMYT)
Minimum and zero tillage, new machinery (planting to handle straw), enhanced nutrient management

Available Extension Resources