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UNDP Unveils Climate Change Financial Strategies for Pakistan

UNDP Unveils Climate Change Financial Strategies for Pakistan

As the world prepares for the United Nations climate change summit (COP 23) in Bonn, Germany next month – Pakistan has unveiled a strategy to align its climate action with its financial management systems. In Brief It is believed that Pakistan’s climate …Continue reading

ICTD 2017 Conference to Be Held in Lahore, Pakistan

Information Technology University (ITU) is hosting the 9th International Conference on Information & Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD) 2017 from 16th to 19th November this year. The four-day conference will be held at Avari Hotel in Lahore. ICTD is the world’s premier …Continue reading

12 Years After the October Earthquake, Is Pakistan Prepared to Handle Another ‘Big One’?

Pakistan sits on top of three tectonic plates that are very slowly colliding into one another. The eastern half of the country lies on the edge of the Indian plate while the western half lies on the Eurasian plate. The southwestern part (at …Continue reading

Siemens to Supply Equipment for Punjab Power Plant in Jhang

Siemens, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, will supply a complete power island solution for construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) power plant in Jhang, about 250 km south-west of Lahore. The agreement for the purpose was signed between …Continue reading

The Future of Plastic Waste Disposal Could Be a Fungus

A Pakistani researcher has made an  important discovery that could have huge implications for waste management in the country. Dr Sehroon Khan, of World Agroforestry Centre and Kunming Institute of Biology, and his team of researchers have found a fungus in a …Continue reading

Applications Open For 4th Cycle Of Herself

Applications for the Punjab Information Technology Board’s women empowerment initiative Herself will open for its fourth cycle in October. The PITB has previously conducted three cycles of the programme and 120 women have graduated from it. Those accepted in the Herself programme …Continue reading

Harnessing the Power of Business to Tackle Energy Poverty

Thousands of villages across Pakistan still lack access to piped gas and electricity supplied from the national grid. Based on government’s statistics, around three fourth of the households across the country are estimated to have no access to piped gas and about 30 …Continue reading

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