Analysis of Determinants and the Role of Commission Agent in Wheat Supply Chain: A Case Study of Pakpattan, Punjab
Author: Zeeshan Iqbal

This study attempts to analyze the determinant and role of commission agent in wheat supply chain and also find the market channel and margin in Pakpattan Punjab Pakistan. This research work includes collection of primary and secondary data from various sources. This study estimate the determinants of wheat supply chain by using ordinary least square (OLS) technique to identify the factors which affect the quantity of wheat produced. The finding of this study shows that the size of land holding, farming experience, access to credit, education level, past price of other than government, improved Input seeds significantly and positively affect quantity of wheat produced. Additionally in this study the market channel and margin are graphically explained and also described the farmer preference regarding Middlemen (Arthi) by theoretically. The low government preference by farmers can be minimized by such policies oriented around farmers which helps farmers at time of cultivation and later on when farmers want to sell their stock unlike current conditions put by the government to buy wheat only from selected farmers. Supervisor:- Dr. Usman Mustafa

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Keywords : Analysis of Determinants, Pakpattan, Punjab, Role of Commission, Wheat Supply Chain
Supervisor: Usman Mustafa

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