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Skills development can improve Growth Strategy

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An ambitious Growth Strategy for2015-18 has been established by Punjab government to address some constraints to economic growth in the province. Jahanzeb Khan, Chairman Punjab Planning and Development (P&D) stated in his inaugural speech to a one-day consultative workshop-Punjab Skills Forum mutually organized by Project Implementation Unit of Punjab Skills Development Project (PIU-PSDP) and Punjab […]…Read More

Carbon sequestration: A strategy to mitigate climate change

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article image Anthropogenic activities, especially burning of fossil fuels, such as coal, oil and gas have caused significant increase of CO2 in the atmosphere from about 280 to 380 ppm for the last 250 years is one of the main reasons causing global warming. Potential adverse affects include rise in sea level; a shift in the intensity and frequency of floods, drought, wild fires and storms; changes in the amount, frequency, intensity, time and distribution of rainfall and also disturbance in…Read More

Carbon Sequestration: A Strategy to Mitigate Climate Change

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article image ANTHROPOGENIC ACTIVITIES, especially burning of fossil fuels, such as coal, oil and gas have caused significant increase of CO2 in the atmosphere from about 280 to 380 ppm for last 250 years is one of the main reason causing global warming. Potential adverse effect includes the rise in sea level; a shift in the intensity and frequency of floods, drought, wildfires and storms; changes in the amount, frequency, intensity, time and distribution of rainfall and also disturbance in…Read More

Telenor upfront in adapting ecofriendly business strategy

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Telenor, premier network operator of the country has taken the lead to recycle e-wastes generated by various operations. The project is part of Telenor`s business strategy of ecofriendly and environmentally sustainable policies. The company has upgraded services and its network to offer consumers effective communication solutions that are not harm to environment. Telenor has announced to recycle about 4,000 tonnes of e-waste that was produced by modernization of…Read More

Telenor upfront in adapting ecofriendly business strategy

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Telenor, premier network operator of the country has taken the lead to recycle e-wastes generated by various operations. The project is part of Telenor`s business strategy of ecofriendly and environmentally sustainable policies. The company has upgraded services and its network to offer consumers effective communication solutions that are not harm to environment. Telenor has announced to recycle about 4,000 tonnes of e-waste that was produced by modernization of their…Read More

SDPI proposes to improve Punjab Growth Strategy

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article image Press Release: Deliberating on the draft "Punjab Growth Strategy," Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) has proposed a mechanism for long-term investments, alignment of trade related goals with Strategic Trade Policy Framework, a two-pronged strategy to overcome unemployment among the youth, improvement in city-specific zoning laws to promote construction and services sectors, and provincial resource mobilization reforms. In a letter addressed to the Punjab Chief…Read More

ICT for re-engineering national security strategy

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"The War on Terror’ is one of the most critical national security efforts in our history" - Sue Kelly. In the past few years, it became evident that there exits close connection between ICT and national security, which plays a significant role in securing the necessary level of national safety and defense of the nation. The notion security’ is defined as status of defense of the life-important interests of the personality, the society and the state against internal and…Read More

USAID-trained experts mull strategy for quality water

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: As many as 32 Pakistani professionals from the water management and agriculture sectors who participated in a USAID training programme in 2012 and 2014 have met in Islamabad to discuss the follow-up actions from their visits to the United States and Australia. Representatives from both the public and private sectors were able to discuss how they would apply the techniques they learned from the training to improve irrigation practices in Pakistan. During the training…Read More

Pakistan needs strategy to promote soyabean

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: PARC has been urged to introduce new innovation for promotion of Soyabean in Pakistan as promotion of Soyabean cultivation can save billions of foreign exchange of the country. Farmers should use of Soyabean seed from PARC for the enhancement of crops. This was stated by Sikandar Hayat Bosan, Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research, in his recent address on the occasion of a one-day Soyabean Cultivation Field day at NARC, Islamabad. Soybean is one…Read More

Workshop highlights stakeholders input to devise strategy on S and T

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan is a developing state which is vigorously taking various initiatives to set the track of science and technology on solid footings. However, there is still a dire and immediate need to secure development in this vital sector which can guarantee the socio-economic development of the country as has been done in the West. "The new SandT strategy 2014-18 would aim at rapid development of human resources besides providing employment to youth," said…Read More