Conflict hits Pakistan pine nut industry

Military campaign in northern region takes toll on pine nut growers and traders in country known for producing staple.

    Pakistan produces pine nuts known for their unique taste in some 20 percent of its forests.

    But a long military campaign in the northern region along the Afghan border has made things difficult for both growers and traders and taken a heavy toll on the industry. 

    Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder reports from Bakakhel Bannu.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    What draws Kenyan women to join al-Shabab and what challenges are they facing when they return to their communities?