DAMS & ECONOMY

S.M. ABBAS ZAIDI, S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
Research Analyst
, PAGE
Apr 06 - 12, 2009

LAND UTILIZATION IN PAKISTAN
(mn hectares)

Cultivated Area

FISCAL
YEAR

TOTAL
AREA

RA FA NAFC CW CF NAS TAC
(7+8)
ASMTO
(8+10)
TCA
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
2000-01 79.61 59.44 3.77 24.37 9.17 6.73 15.4 22.13 6.64 22.04
2001-02 79.61 59.33 3.8 24.31 8.95 6.6 15.67 22.27 6.45 22.12
2002-03 79.61 59.45 4.04 24.25 8.95 6.61 15.6 22.21 6.25 21.85
2003-04 79.61 59.46 4.01 24.23 9.1 6.23 15.89 22.12 7.05 22.94
2004-05 79.61 59.48 4.02 24.39 8.94 6.86 15.27 22.13 7.51 22.78
2005-06 79.61 57.22 4.03 22.88 8.12 6.47 15.58 22.05 7.55 23.13
2006-07 79.61 57.25 4.2 22.7 8.32 6.44 15.59 22.03 7.92 23.51
2007-08 P 79.61 57.25 4.2 22.7 8.32 6.44 15.59 22.03 7.92 23.51
RA: Reported Area
FA: Forest Area
NAFC:
Not Available For Cultivation
CW:
Culturable Waste
CF: Current Fallow
NAS:
Net Area Sown
TAC: Total Area Cultivated (7+8)
ASMTO:
Area Sown More Than Once
TCA:
Total Cropped Area
Various sources. P: Provisional

LIST OF DAMS IN PAKISTAN
Diamer-Bhasha Dam Gomal Zam Dam Project Namal Dam
Hub Dam Karoonjhar Dam Shadikor Dam
Kalabagh Dam Mangla Dam Mirani Dam
Shakidor Dam Tarbela Dam Warsak Dam
Rawal Dam Sabak Zai Dam Windar Dam
Munda DAM Akhori Dam  
Various source

AGRICULTURE GROWTH (%)
YEARS AGRICULTURE MAJOR CROPS MINOR CROPS
2002-03 4.1 6.8 1.9
2003-04 2.4 1.7 3.9
2004-05 6.5 17.7 1.5
2005-06 6.3 -3.9 0.4
2006-07 3.7 8.3 -1.3
2007-08 1.5 -3.0 4.9
Average 4.1 4.6 1.9
Source : FBS

LEADING COUNTRIES IN LARGE NUMBER OF DAMS
1 CHINA 22265
2 USA 9265
3 INDIA 4636
4 SPAIN 1267
5 KOREA (ROK) 1205
6 JAPAN 1121
7 SOUTH AFRICA 915
8 CANADA 793
9 BRAZIL 635
10 TURKEY 625
11 FRANCE 597
12 ITALY 549
13 MEXICO 536
14 UNITED KINGDOM 517
15 AUSTRALIA 507
Various source

GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION OF DAMS
(%)
ASIA 59.7
NORTH AMERICA 21.1
EUROPE 12.6
AFRICA 3.3
SOUTH AMERICA 2.0
AUSTRAL - ASIA 1.3
Various Source

EXPORTS, IMPORTS AND BALANCE OF TRADE
 

EXPORTS (F.O.B.)

 

IMPORTS (F.O.B)

 

BALANCE OF TRADE

PERIOD VALUE CUMULATIVE

GROWTH RATE

VALUE CUMULATIVE

GROWTH RATE

2001-02 9,140 -- 2.3 9,434 -- -7.5 -294
2002-03 10,889 -- 19.1 11,333 -- 20.1 -444
2003-04 12,396 -- 13.8 13,604 -- 20 -1,208
2004-05 14,482 -- 16.8 18,996 -- 39.6 -4,514
2005-06 16,553 -- 14.3 24,994 -- 31.6 -8,441
2006-07 17,278 -- 4.4 26,989 -- 8 -9,711
2007-08 P 20,122 . 16.5 35,417 . 31.2 -15,295
Jul-08 P 1,960 1,960 -1.4 3,116 3,116 -9.6 -1,156
Aug-08 P 1,785 3,745 -8.9 3,160 6,276 1.4 -1,375
Sep-08 P 1,969 5,714 10.3 3,560 9,836 12.7 -1,591
Oct-08 P 1,442 7,156 -26.8 3,183 13,019 -10.6 -1,741
Nov-08 P 1,588 8,744 10.1 2,260 15,279 -29 -673
Dec-08 P 1,452 10,196 -8.5 2,575 17,854 13.9 -1,123
Jan-09 P 1,294 11,490 -10.9 2,160 20,014 -16.1 -866
Feb-09 P 1,525 13,015 17.9 1,864 21,878 -13.7 -339
Source: SBP

WATER SECTOR PROJECTS UNDER IMPLEMENTATION

PROJECTS

LOCATION COST (US$M) TOTAL APP. COST (RS. M) LIVE STORAGE
(MAF)
AREA UNDER IRRIG. (ACRES)
Gomal Zam Dam NWFP 211 12,829 1.14 163,086
Greater Thal Canal Punjab 501 30,467 - 1,534,000
Rainee Canal Sindh 229 18,862 - 412,000
Kachhi Canal Baloc 538 31,204 - 713,000
Sabakzai Dam Baloc 26 1,577 0.02 6,680
Raising of Mangla Dam (30 ft) AJ&K 1030 62,553 2.9 Through out Pak
Satpara Dam Multi- purpose Skardu 35 2,090 0.05 15,536
Diamer Basha Dam Project N.A & NWFP 6,500 Cost not Yet final 6.4 Feasibility in progress
Kurram Tangi Dam NWFP 283 17,205 0.83 362,380
Source: Ministry of Finance