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PROJECT
Mohammad Amin, a tenant farmer in Gujar Khan district, Punjab, Pakistan. Asad Zaidi/World Bank

This project in Punjab is installing high efficiency systems, improved technology, and improving community irrigation systems, covering over 120,000 acres and 9,000 watercourses. Read More »

REPORT
Frere Hall, Karachi/Shirin Gul

This country economic memorandum explores pluses and minuses of Pakistan's patterns of growth and job creation; what is holding back Pakistan's growth; and what the core ingredients are of job-enhancing growth. Read More »

COUNTRY DATA
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BLOGS

Apr 11, 2014: This Week in #SouthAsiaDev

Liana Pistell

Apr 10, 2014

Apr 4, 2014: This Week in #SouthAsiaDev

Liana Pistell

Apr 03, 2014

The Chief Minister Posed Questions We Couldn’t Answer

Jeffrey Hammer

Apr 03, 2014

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Pakistan Open Data
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Pakistan jobs for youth
Children & Youth
Pakistan has the highest rate of job growth in the South Asia region, which needs to create a million jobs per month for the next 20 years to absorb new workers.
Pakistan social protection
Poverty
Pakistan faces immense challenges in poverty reduction as the poor lack basic human, physical, and productive assets and have limited access to social services.
The World Bank in Pakistan
Poverty
The Bank’s long-term commitment to education, energy and its support for rural infrastructure, and its engagement in policy dialogues is helping Pakistan achieve its development objectives.
Pakistan Multi-Donor Trust Fund
Administered by the Bank, the Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, and Balochistan is supported by 11 countries.