Pakistan and Australia have a common enemy in salt. In each country millions of hectares of previously productive land have been affected by salt (or have the potential to become saline) because of inappropriate agricultural development. Since 1989 the Western Australian Department of Agriculture has participated in a research project in Pakistan which involves revegetation of salt land using Australian shrubs. Early results are very promising.
Barrett-Lennard, Ed and Qureshi, Riaz
"Using saltland in Pakistan : an Australian connection,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 35
, Article 4.
Available at: http://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol35/iss3/4