Category Archives: Sustainable Development

Poverty Alleviation Through Enterprise Development

Enterprises have been the core of the economic fabric of Pakistan as the country lacks industrial growth in each sector causing fewer job opportunities in percentage comparison to the population growth. Continue reading

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Punjab Growth Strategy: SDPI’s open letter to Punjab Chief Minister

In a letter addressed to the Punjab Chief Minister Mian Mohammad Shahbaz Sharif, SDPI Executive Director Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri has taken down the Institute’s recommendations in connection with improvement in growth strategy. Continue reading

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Climate Change: A Threat Multiplier

Climate Change is a threat, which is transnational, and not just confined to national boundaries. It has become a serious challenge for global security. Continue reading

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Learning from fast growing neighbours

Standing at 146th position out of 187 in the Human Development Index, Pakistan falls in the “low human development” category. Investment in reducing inequalities is now critical and if healthy measures are not taken, millions of people will fall in the poverty trap. Continue reading

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Regional energy trade to bridge demand-supply gap

By: Raja Taimur Hassan The Express Tribune Monday, 18th Nov 2013 In the past two decades, there has been a remarkable increase in the demand for energy in South Asia, leading to a huge deficit in power supply. A majority … Continue reading

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