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Language-teaching and world view in Urdu medium schools in Pakistan
T Rahman / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1998
The ordinary state run school teaches most subjects in Urdu in most parts of Pakistan. And even when it does teach in Sindhi or Pashto, Urdu is taught as an additional language. As such, the world view of the products of state schools...
Equality: space and measurement
M Qizilbash / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1998
It is argued that measures such as those involving the proportion of people who achieve some level of a component of well-being can proxy opportunity and that ordinal information alone should be used to arrive at the ranking of overal...
Equitable education in Pakistan: addressing gender and rural-urban gaps in lower secondary education
FY Bhidal / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2011
The driving force behind this project was the motivation to attain good governance in Pakistan through the introduction and implementation of social accountability (SAc) tools. SAc tools are widely being used around the world for thei...
Anti-corruption strategy: a civil society perspective
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2013
For the developing world, corruption has been termed as a substantial barrier in the way of prosperity. The endemic use of public offices for personal gains causes a blow to national kitty – leaving little budgetary space for pr...
The Millennium Development Goals Report 2014
UN, 2014
Fourteen years ago, the Millennium Declaration articulated a bold vision and established concrete targets for improving the existence of many and for saving the lives of those threatened by disease and hunger. There has been important...
Pakistan: energy sector appraisal
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2013
The Economic Survey of Pakistan notes that during 2011-12 around USD 4.8 billion or 2 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) was lost due to power sector outages. This is a major factor behind Pakistan’s disappointing economic...
Connecting the drops an Indus basin roadmap for cross-border water research, data sharing, and policy coordination
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2013
Decision makers in India and Pakistan will have to overcome a host of overlapping socio-economic, environmental, and political pressures as they endeavour to ensure their countries’ future water needs and sustainably manage the ...
Policy symposium on taxation and energy reforms
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2014
The Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) is a policy research institute and the oldest civil society think tank in Pakistan, which produces knowledge on sustainable development to enhance the capacity of government and...
Study on effluents from selected sugar mills in Pakistan: potential environmental, health, and economic consequences of an excessive pollution load
NM Akbar; MA Khwaja / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2006
Pakistan’s sugar industry, considered to be one of the best organised industrial sectors in the country, is also among the country’s leading economic enterprises, directly or indirectly employing over 10 million people (Ha...
Economic efficiency and community participation: applying the principles of the global compact – some lessons from Pakistan
S.R. Khan; F. Ali / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2003
The idea of the Global Compact (GC) was presented first in the World Economic Forum in 1999. The intention was to bring international business leaders together with various UN agencies to pursue its vision of a sustainable and inclusi...
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Language-teaching and world view in Urdu medium schools in Pakistan
T Rahman / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1998
The ordinary state run school teaches most subjects in Urdu in most parts of Pakistan. And even when it does teach in Sindhi or Pashto, Urdu is taught as an additional language. As such, the world view of the products of state schools...
Equality: space and measurement
M Qizilbash / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 1998
It is argued that measures such as those involving the proportion of people who achieve some level of a component of well-being can proxy opportunity and that ordinal information alone should be used to arrive at the ranking of overal...
Equitable education in Pakistan: addressing gender and rural-urban gaps in lower secondary education
FY Bhidal / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2011
The driving force behind this project was the motivation to attain good governance in Pakistan through the introduction and implementation of social accountability (SAc) tools. SAc tools are widely being used around the world for thei...
Anti-corruption strategy: a civil society perspective
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2013
For the developing world, corruption has been termed as a substantial barrier in the way of prosperity. The endemic use of public offices for personal gains causes a blow to national kitty – leaving little budgetary space for pr...
The Millennium Development Goals Report 2014
UN, 2014
Fourteen years ago, the Millennium Declaration articulated a bold vision and established concrete targets for improving the existence of many and for saving the lives of those threatened by disease and hunger. There has been important...
Pakistan: energy sector appraisal
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2013
The Economic Survey of Pakistan notes that during 2011-12 around USD 4.8 billion or 2 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) was lost due to power sector outages. This is a major factor behind Pakistan’s disappointing economic...
Connecting the drops an Indus basin roadmap for cross-border water research, data sharing, and policy coordination
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2013
Decision makers in India and Pakistan will have to overcome a host of overlapping socio-economic, environmental, and political pressures as they endeavour to ensure their countries’ future water needs and sustainably manage the ...
Policy symposium on taxation and energy reforms
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2014
The Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) is a policy research institute and the oldest civil society think tank in Pakistan, which produces knowledge on sustainable development to enhance the capacity of government and...
Study on effluents from selected sugar mills in Pakistan: potential environmental, health, and economic consequences of an excessive pollution load
NM Akbar; MA Khwaja / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2006
Pakistan’s sugar industry, considered to be one of the best organised industrial sectors in the country, is also among the country’s leading economic enterprises, directly or indirectly employing over 10 million people (Ha...
Economic efficiency and community participation: applying the principles of the global compact – some lessons from Pakistan
S.R. Khan; F. Ali / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2003
The idea of the Global Compact (GC) was presented first in the World Economic Forum in 1999. The intention was to bring international business leaders together with various UN agencies to pursue its vision of a sustainable and inclusi...
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Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIF)
The Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) is a political science research centre.
GATEWAY
GATEWAY focus is on collecting, sharing and expanding knowledge on corruption assessment. It aims to allow those who wish to measure corruption to match their needs with existing diagnostic tools. The project involves: Collecting information on existing corruption assessment methods and tools; Providing tool users with a better understanding of...
MiniAid (MiniAid)
African Community of Practice (AFCOP)
AfCop's mission is to build African capacity to manage for development results through sharing experiences, networking and building strong learning relationships between practitioners in Africa and around the world. Its members bring this dialogue and knowledge-sharing to their countries through national AfCoP chapters across the continent.
Open Budget Initiative (OBI)
The Open Budget Initiative (Initiative) is a global research and advocacy program which seeks to promote public access to budget information and the adoption of accountable budget systems. IBP launched the Initiative with the Open Budget Survey—an analysis and survey that evaluates whether governments give the public access to budget information and opportunities to participate i...
Localis (http://localis.org.uk/)
Localis is an independent think-tank based in Westminster, dedicated to issues related to local government and localism. Since its formation it has produced research on a variety of issues including housing, the reform of regional government, innovation in services and local government finance.
Local government of Rwanda
Local government of Rwanda site. Declares as it's mission statement: 'Promoting the well-being of the population by good governance, community development and social affairs.
Research Programme on Democracy (Democracy as Idea and Practice)
Research Programme on Democracy (Democracy as Idea and Practice) is based at the University of Oslo. (website under construction - more details to follow)
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