This paper analyses the pathways and disconnects between agriculture and nutrition in the context of Pakistan, using a framework developed by theTackling the Agriculture-Nutrition Disconnect in India (TANDI) research programme. The pathways identified are:
agriculture as a source of food
agriculture as a source of income
supply and demand factors in agriculture that impact household food security
non-food expenditure of income derived from agriculture
role of gender through female employment in agriculture and its impact on intra-household allocations, care practices and wome's own energy expenditure.
The analysis highlights the importance of moving beyond understanding agriculture as a source of food for farm households, and examines the trade-off between self-consumption and the market price of food.