SDPI Policy Briefs


  • 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, 2018-01-18)
    Pakistan-China relations date back to the Silk Route, but the formal ties began in 1950. Pakistan was the first Muslim country to recognize China as People's Republic and Pakistan International Airlines was the first airline in the world to operate a ...
  • Policy Briefs for Sustainable Development in Pakistan 

    Institute, Sustainable Development Policy (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2017-07-27)
    Policy briefs containing succinct critique of issues and sound advice to the government and civil society on a range of issues pertaining to sustainable development have been a key feature of SDPI’s contribution to policy debate and development. The ...
  • Pakistan's Highly Taxed Telecom Market: Fall out and Impact 

    Yasin, Brig (Retd) Mohammad (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2017-06-05)
    The study aims to create awareness among both the public and private sectors about the importance of exploiting useful information resources, address existing difficulties in this respect, foresee future developments which might have an impact on the ...
  • Poisonous Cosmetics: Regulating mercury containing skin whitening creams (SWCs) in Pakistan 

    Khwaja, Mahmood A.; Ali, S. Waqar (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2017-04-30)
    The obsession for fair skin in the subcontinent is believed to have emerged with the introduction of the cast system according to which fair complexion was considered as the domain of the upper ruling class, whereas dark complexion was associated with ...

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