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Policy Initiative

Policy Initiative

What is the Economic Development Initiative? ... This initiative will promote the development of new expertise through innovation, diversification of economic activities, partnerships, and increased support of small- and medium-sized businesses


ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVE GILGIT-BALTISTAN

Economic Transformation Initiative a seven-year development program of Govt. of Gilgit-Baltistan, co-funded by IFAD with a total cost of Rs. 12 billion to boost regional economic activity through agriculture value-chain development. The program aims at improving income, reducing poverty and malnutrition in the rural area of Gilgit-Baltistan. The specific objectives are to improve production and productivity by bringing in additional 50,000 acres of irrigated land benefiting around 100,000 small landholders including women and landless; improving connectivity to market through construction and updating 400 km of farm to market roads and promotion of demand-driven value chains of regional products.


The program follows a holistic and community-driven approach that is pro-poor and gender/youth nutrition sensitive. the value chain component aimed at providing comprehensive and mutually supportive solutions to current challenges in developing main cash crops of the region. Through a process of social mobilization, communities will be linked with government extension & research and private sector services by enhancing their require capacities.

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International Literacy Day 2017: Let's Make Education Possible For All

Literacy, the ability to read and write, is an inherent marker and crucial measure of a population’s education as well as the foundation for success in every area of an individual’s life. The skills attained through literacy and education are integral to the ability to serve as a highly-functioning member of society. From a historical perspective, literacy levels for the world population have risen drastically in the last couple of centuries. While only 12% of the people in the world could read and write in 1820, today the share has reversed: only 17% of the world population remains illiterate.

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International Literacy Day 2017: Let's Make Education Possible For All

Literacy, the ability to read and write, is an inherent marker and crucial measure of a population’s education as well as the foundation for success in every area of an individual’s life. The skills attained through literacy and education are integral to the ability to serve as a highly-functioning member of society. From a historical perspective, literacy levels for the world population have risen drastically in the last couple of centuries. While only 12% of the people in the world could read and write in 1820, today the share has reversed: only 17% of the world population remains illiterate.

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  • Development Opportunity

    95%

  • Entrepreneurship

    78%

  • Profitable Project Planning

    70%

  • Job Creation

    83%

Objective

  • To spread confidence in Pakistanis for better availing of developmental opportunities.
  • To provide them with trusted platform where they can work together.
  • To inject entrepreneurship ability in younger generation by providing world class entrepreneurs courses.
  • To arrange seminars, conferences etc. for educating all especially the younger lot and women.
  • To align investors with potentially profitable project planner.
  • To promote harmony between business and social sector communities.
  • To create jobs through innovative business plans.