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Sombre picture of basic education in Pakistan

Sombre picture of basic education in Pakistan

International Studies revealed that people are the real wealth of nations and education enables them to live healthier, happier, and more productive lives. There is broad agreement, backed through research findings, that education improves people’s ability to make informed decisions, …

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Poverty ease remains the daunting task

Poverty ease remains the daunting task

Surging poverty levels and rising inflationary pressure have hardest hit the poor and ordinary Pakistani in the past one year. Though the present government of Prime Minister Imran Khan shows its commitment to alleviate poverty and rehabilitate the weak and …

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Sluggish agriculture outlook

International experts revealed that that in present years the growth rates of global agricultural production and crop yields have slowed. This has increased fears that the world may not be able to grow enough food and other products/commodities to ensure …

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What we know of PM’s agriculture emergency plan?

The present government’s resolution is to improve agriculture productivity in future and has also initiated to start Prime Minister’s Agriculture Emergency Program. The government officials also recorded that these initiatives would supplement the attempts of the Government of Pakistan to …

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Microfinance and poverty reduction nexus: a reality

Microfinance and poverty reduction nexus: a reality

Poverty is a multi-faceted fabric which involves economic, social, cultural and psychological dimensions. It is a worldwide phenomenon whose consequences are dehumanizing, devastating and traumatic. In the light of this, and recognizing the importance of the devastating effect of poverty …

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Microfinancing for better future

Microfinancing for better future

The 2018 Economic Survey revealed that in Pakistan the percentage of people living below the poverty line has fallen over the decade but still stands worryingly at 24.3% in 2015-16. The adverse economic and social effects of poverty are well-researched …

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