Priority setting Individual Security? National Security? Regional Security? Global Security Their interconnectedness makes it difficult to address the security of state if security at one of the other levels has been compromised.
Food security ranking in Pakistan indicates that compromised security at one level compromises security at each of the other levels.
FOOD SECURITY AVAILABILITY ACCESS ABSORPTION
Individual cases of relative hunger, when turn into collective deprivation and gets an identity, whether creed, gender, class, or nationality always lead to class conflict and ultimately to violence.
Source SDPI-WFP 2003; 2009 Linkages between food insecurity and “violence” Extremely Food insecure areas of Pakistan
Updated as of 1600 WEDNESDAY 14 H April 2010 District Accessibility Map
Upper Dir N. Waziristan S. Waziristan Kohistan Rajin Pur Muzaffar Garrh D.G Khan Kashmore Kandhkot Shikarpur Dadu Nasir Abad Jaffarabad
Security: National Vs Individual Reduction in SDPD allocations, HEC funds increase in defense budget Or National and Individual Security
Priorities in public spending Total Revenue: 1450 billion RS Debt Servicing: 800 billion Defense Expenditures: 520billion Day to Day Administration: 250 billion Development Expenditures: Reduction in PSDP Expenditures on Watan Card, flood reconstruction: Fiscal Deficit: 8.5% of GDP
It would not only improve state but regional security too. Change in paradigm Food Insecurity issues are a security threat rather than merely humanitarian concern
How UAF Can Contribute Towards Attaining FS and SD Academia Policy Think Tanks, National Food Security Strategy Centre for SD Studies Partnership of Research in SD Trans- disciplinary Studies