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ILO imparts proper training to entrepreneurs

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A total of 30 trainers from all over Pakistan are being trained on the ILO global module, Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) in collaboration with the HEC to strengthen business incubation centres. "The training has a special focus on gender dimensions of entrepreneurship training and business development so that business incubation centres can meet the needs and expectations of female entrepreneurs effectively," a statement of the ILO issued here on…Read More

Lack of proper use of ICTs hindering development

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STAFF REPORT ISB: While governments in Europe, US and rest of the developed world have fully realized the potential of ICTs in fueling economic growth, creating high value jobs and improving efficiencies for businesses, the lax view that ICT are just a tool for connectivity is still prevalent in many developing countries especially Pakistan. The WEF in its Global Information Technology report 2014 has also raised concerns about Pakistan’s ICT growth, ranking it at a lowly 105 out of 144…Read More

Speakers for proper planning on environment change

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Speakers at a consultative workshop have said that the semi-arid regions in Pakistan are witnessing drastic environmental changes with increased rainfall and climate induced disasters, necessitating to have effective adaptation and policy planning to strengthen economic resilience of local communities to cope with their adverse effects. Title of the workshop was ?Climate resilient economic development in semi-arid regions? which has recently been organised in Islamabad…Read More

Proper funding can make science and technology turnaround in Pakistan: Dr. Qureshi

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article image By Mustafa Z. Paras and Ata ul HaqBrief our readers about COMSATS?Dr. I.E. Qureshi: COMSATS stands for the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South. The Commission is a high level autonomous inter-governmental organization with 21 Countries in 3 Continents as its Members. There are commissions that work under the United Nations and also under the national authorities but COMSATS is an independent international Commission. Its members include heads of states…Read More