Find out more about how UK aid is helping to build flood resistant homes and rebuild schools across Pakistan, following last year's devastating floods."
Experts at a seminar Wednesday called for a comprehensive inquiry to explore linkages between health and poverty and factors that negatively influence health sector outcomes. The seminar titled “poverty and social impact of expanded programme for immunization in Pakistan” was organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). “Immunization is the most cost effective health intervention against preventable diseases affecting the poor sections of society”, said the experts.
Environmental management issues have become vital not only globally, rather in-home situation, these are on priority due to environmental degradations in water sector. The integrated irrigation network of Indus Basin, a backbone of economy of Pakistan, is under serious threat of water logging, hydro-salinity, adverse effects of pollutions and contamination of surface and ground water.
The Asian Development Bank will be providing a loan to help fund the first privately owned and financed wind farm in Pakistan. The output from the plant will provide much-needed additional power for Pakistan, improve the country’s energy security, and lower reliance on fossil fuels.
Fishermen communities of Mubarak Village have urged the government to provide them alternative sources of income as the fisheries sector is under tremendous pressures and could hardly meet their economic needs. They demanded that a special development plan be made to boost the economic activities in their village.