SDPI Policy Briefs

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  • Deforestation to Reforestation REDD+ in Pakistan 

    Zahid, Junaid (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2018-06-30)
    A study on Pakistan’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (PAK-INDC) submitted to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) reveals that according to Global Economic Ranking, the share of Pakistan to global Greenhouse Gas ...
  • Comparative Assessment of Pakistan National Drinking Water Quality Standards with Selected Asian Countries and World Health Organization 

    Khwaja, Mahmood A.; Aslam, Anum (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2018-04-30)
    World Health Organization defines “safe-drinking water” as the water that does not represent any significant risk to health over the lifetime of its consumption, including different sensitivities that may occur between life stages. Being the most ...
  • Pre-Budget 2018-19 Policy Brief: Govt. Kitty Vs Public Health – The Case of Reduction in Prices of Cigarettes in Pakistan 

    Chatha, Irfan Ahmad (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2018-04-30)
    Cigarettes are the most commonly used medium for tobacco consumption. Annual cigarette consumption in Pakistan is around 86.7 billion sticks1 (49 billion in 19972). Annual local production averages above 57 billion sticks.
  • Preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Study of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Northern Route Road Construction Activities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Pakistan 

    Khwaja, Mahmood A.; Saeed, Sumbul; Urooj, Maham (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2018-01-30)
    To carry out this study the secondary data was collected through various means. Existing literature on the CPEC project and environmental and socio-economic profile of the studied districts was explored and consulted. Various online resources were also ...

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