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National Study on Agriculture Investment in Pakistan
(Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2016-06-30)
Pakistan is a food insecure and water scarce country. Though, there had been a decrease in ‘extremely food insecure’ population from 22.4% in 2009 to 17.4% in 2013, an overall extent of food insecurity has increased from 48.6% in 2009 to 58% in 2013(Ramay ...
Internal Migration and Urbanization: A Case Study from Semi-arid Regions of Pakistan
(Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2018-03-30)
The study analyses the determinants of urbanization in semi-arid regions and the role of institutions in dealing with the issue. Focusing mainly on three semi-arid districts of Pakistan, i.e. Mardan, Faisalabad, and Dera Ghazi Khan (D.G Khan), the study ...
Connecting the Dots: Countering Violent Extremism through Corporate Social Responsibility
(Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2019-05-15)
The study discusses the state of violent extremism in Pakistan and efforts to counter it through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). In the backdrop of terrorist attacks that incurred financial and lives losses, the study highlights as to how it has ...
NFC Award: Devising formula for horizontal distribution
(Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2019-10-02)
This paper proposes an updated formula for resource distribution between provinces -- horizontal distribution -- under the upcoming National Finance Commission (NFC) Award. We maintain that the formula offered in the 7th NFC Award was predominantly ...