Jun 12, 2012Federalism: 18th AmendmentThe report highlights the challenges, implementation gaps, and opportunities regarding the implementation of the 18th Constitutional Amendment in Pakistan. The report has two major sections: i) The basis of a new vision of Federalism and ii) Provincial Progress and Perspectives.
Sep 12, 2012National Climate Change PolicyThe National Climate Change Policy provides a framework for addressing the issues that Pakistan faces or will face in future due to the changing climate. In October 2008, Mr. Salman Faruqui, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, established a Task Force on Climate Change under Dr. Ishfaq Ahmad, Advisor Science and Technology. The report of that Task Force has been used as a building block for the preparation of this policy. Furthermore, extensive consultations with provincial and federal ministries, institutions and civil society provided valuable inputs to the policy document.
Dec 17, 2004Area Development Programme - Balochistan Phase IThe ADPB is implemented since January 1999 in 8 valleys of Balochistan with the innovative technique of involvement of communities in need identification, planning, design and implementation rather than the traditional top-down approach adopted by government departments. The funding agencies include UNDP, GoB, WFP and the beneficiary COs. The current phase of the Programme is till December 2004. The Project has implemented a number of activities to improve resource management and introduction of high return initiatives aimed at poverty alleviation and sustainable livelihood through community involvement.