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UNIDO project to help reduce environmental footprint of Sialkot tanneries

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Tanning industry of Sialkot in effort to control environmental threats and improve climate change redesign skill, a funded project by United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is implementing a Global Environment Facility (GEF), titled ‘Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation through Water Resource Management in Leather Industrial Zone Development’. Under the initiative the scattered tanneries will be […]…Read More

UNIDO to facilitate Pakistan in employing renewable energy resources

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article image ISLAMABAD: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) representative, Esam Alqararah, said that Pakistan has a great potential in various diverse fields, especially in the renewable He elaborated that there were a number of localities in Pakistan where residents could easily generate electricity by putting a small turbine in the water flowing in rivers and their tributaries, and they will have no need to get connected with any grid station…Read More

UNIDO SEI project for industries in Pakistan kicks off

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article image ISLAMABAD: The launching ceremony of and#39;Sustainable Energy Initiative (SEI) for Industriesand#39; project funded by Global Environment Facility (GEF) took place on Wednesday. The prominent dignitaries participating in the event were the ambassador of EU delegation in Pakistan, UN resident coordinator in Pakistan, senior officials from ministries of Industries and Production and Climate Change, and representative of various organisations like Alternative…Read More

UNIDO launches sustainable energy project

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article image ISLAMABAD: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on Tuesday launched a project, Sustainable Energy Initiative for industries aimed at helping the industrial sector to explore options of alternative energy for industrial sector development in Pakistan. The launching ceremony was attended by stakeholders both from the industrial sector and senior officials of the Ministry of Industries and Production, besides representatives of the…Read More

UNIDO, ICCI start initiatives for women business growth

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article image ceremony to celebrate the Women International Day 2016. Gender mainstreaming is one of the major focuses of the UNIDO Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP), which employs a competition-based ecosystem approach to identify the most promising entrepreneurs across the country. It works as a local business acceleration programme that supports, promotes and "de-risks" the participating companies and connects them to the potential investors, customers, and partners. At this…Read More

UNIDO, ICCI start initiatives for women business growth

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) in collaboration with UNIDO has recently organized a ceremony to celebrate the Women International Day 2016. Gender mainstreaming is one of the major focuses of the UNIDO Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP), which employs a competition-based ecosystem approach to identify the most promising entrepreneurs across the country. It works as a local business acceleration programme that supports, promotes and "…Read More

SEMINAR ON "CLEANTECH COMPETITION" ORGANIZED BY ICCI AND UNIDO

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article image Staff Report ISD: A seminar on "Cleantech Competition" was jointly organized by Islamabad Chamber of Commerce (ICCI) and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) with the aim to create awareness in SMEs and start-up entrepreneurs to propel their business prospects to maximum by cultivating innovations in clean technologies. The event was attended by large number of local SMEs and entrepreneurs. The event was a part of Global Cleantech Innovation Program (GCIP)…Read More

Unido, Nust join hands for clean tech innovation

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The UNIDO and NUST have agreed to foster entrepreneurship in clean technology innovation in Pakistan, where both the organizations are already working on capacity building of national engineering universities, RandD Institutes and local manufacturers of biomass gasifiers. Both the organisations discussed multiple areas of collaboration. This will help further strengthen the partnership between the two organisations particularly, in the areas of Energy, Environment and…Read More

UNIDO to extend coop for bio-fuel project

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Amid the prolonged energy crisis in Pakistan, UNIDO has announced to implement a project to promote market-based adoption of biomass gasification technologies for agro-processing of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country. The project, to be funded by Global Environmental Facility (GEF), will particularly introduce rice husk based gasification power plants in the rice producing areas in order to generate cheap and uninterrupted electricity. In view…Read More

Unido-Smeda training workshop on innovation, tech

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Investment Promotion Unit (IPU) created under the joint Unido-Smeda Italia Programme held a weeklong training workshop on "Innovation and Technology Transfer for Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development." According to a spokesman of SMEDA, the training workshop was aimed at introducing Pakistani organisations with new concept of Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development (ISID) which is Unido’s new vision for industrial development in the…Read More