Pakistan has important strategic endowments and development potential. The increasing proportion of Pakistan’s youth provides the country with a potential demographic dividend and a challenge to provide adequate services and employment.
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October 10, 2014 — Growth is key to tackling poverty and inequality. Governments must raise more money to invest in their people and infrastructure and encourage private sector development to create jobs in order to double economic growth and meet poverty goals. Read More »
July 22, 2014 — Community Schools in Balochistan are reaching kids in remote parts of the sparsely-populated province, established and run by the community and local NGOs with funds from the government and support from the World Bank.Read More »
June 16, 2014 — With the Small Scale Irrigation Project, Balochistan is regaining its status as the fruit basket of Pakistan and cultivation of food crops is helping to meet food needs of the province.Read More »
June 3, 2014 — Cities such as Chiniot are improving citizens' quality of life through better municipal services, including better planning, rehabilitating roads, and improved waste disposal, with the assistance of the World Bank.Read More »
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 »