Rural Development

Northern Areas, Conversations

NORAD Funded Education Programme of the AKDN in the Northern Areas  Selected Parts of Consultancy Field Notes Download the report: Northern Areas, Conversations [PDF, 163 KB]

Views on Housing and Physical Planning Section of 9th Five Year Plan

Over 80 per cent of all housing in Pakistan is provided by the informal sector because of the following reasons.

Human Resources Development for an Affordable and Sustainable Rural Water and Sanitation Programme

This report is an assessment of existing Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Schemes (RWSS) in Sindh for use of community participation in design, implementation, operation and maintenance (O & M); and preparation of pilot projects...

User Charges for Rural Water Supply in the Punjab

Fifty seven percent of Pakistan’s population lives in the Punjab; in 1988 the rural population of province was estimated to be 39.4 million. The rural growth rate in the 5 year plan documents is shown...

Environmental Repurcussions of Development in Pakistan

About the Authors Arif Hasan was born in Delhi (India), in 1943, and migrated with his parents to Karachi (Pakistan) in 1947, where he has lived since then. He studied architecture at the Oxford Polytechnic,...

Evaluation of Thar Rural Development Project

1. BACKGROUND  Throughout 1987, Thar, the desert region in the south-eastern part of the Sindh province in Pakistan, was in the news (for Thar’s location see Appendix – 1: Map of Pakistan). It was reported...

General Environmental Facilitation (GEF) Small Grants Programme for Pakistan: Assessment of conditions and recommendations

Consultancy Objectives and Scope of Work The GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) Pakistan is one of the 30 pilot countries for the GEF-SGP. The Programme aims at supporting NGO projects that deal with the following...

Kathore Dairy Farming Project 1991

In July 1991, the Al-Hamrika Organisation, which represents over 20 villages of the Jokhio tribe in the Kathore region, applied to the Swiss Inter-cooperation Agency for assistance for purchasing rigs for tube well drilling. On...

Urban and Rural Development

Pakistan’s population increases at the rate of 3 percent per year: 4.4 percent in the urban and 2.6 percent in the rural areas. In 1985, 30.1 percent of the country’s population lived in urban areas....

Urban and Rural Development

Pakistan's population increases at the rate of 3 percent per year: 4.4 percent in the urban and 2.6 percent in the rural areas. In 1985, 30.1 percent of the country's population lived in urban areas. In 1993, 35 percent will be living in urban areas. This means that 270,000 houses will be required per year in the urban sector and 250,000 in the rural sector.

Comprehensive Assessment of Drought and Famine in Sind Arid Zones

This report is the result of a joint assessment undertaken by the Government of Sind, and UNICEF (Pakistan) and Save the Childrens Fund (SCF) UK. The assessment team consisted of Philippe Heffinck, Resident Officer, UNICEF...

The Twilight of the Waderas

Highway robberies; kidnappings; carrying of unlicensed guns in the streets; private armies; an impotent administration; closed universities; non-collection of revenue; failure to maintain canals, drainage channels and roads; migration of middle landlords and capitalists to...

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