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Rural-urban migration and climate change adaptation: policy implications for Pakistan
(Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2019-05-30)
According to the Global Climate Risk Index 2018 (Eckstein, Künzel and Schäfer, 2017), the country is also among the world’s most vulnerable to longterm climate change impacts. The rural areas’ high dependence on climate-sensitive livelihoods (such as ...
Smog: A transboundary issue and its implications in India and Pakistan
(Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2019-01-30)
Before 1986 farmers of North western Indian Punjab and eastern Pakistan use to harvest and plough fields manually. After crop harvesting, usual practice was to leave crop residues for 4-6 weeks to enhance nutrients for the next crop. With the rise of ...
Knowledge Inadequacies in Social Protection Schemes: Engaging with Evidence
(Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2019-10-30)
Social Protection Programmes (SPPs) are generally launched to alleviate poverty and vulnerabilities of insecure and shock prone communities. Their effectiveness hinges upon the possession of knowledge about them as well as an effective implementation ...
A Review of Export Promotion and Exemption Schemes
(Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2019-12-20)
The Government of Pakistan has approved several export promotional schemes at the federal and provincial level. Besides, FBR has tax-related export-oriented schemes which incentivize exports. Traditionally, these schemes were limited to five zero-rated ...