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July 23, 2019

Building the Innovation Economy

By Shahjhan Chaudhary When LMKT reached out to me to lead the National Incubation Center in Karachi, I was skeptical. It is funded by the government, […]
August 19, 2019
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Climate Resilient Cities for Sustainable Pakistan

By Usman Bajwa Twenty first century belongs to cities as the global landscape has been urbanizing rapidly. According to UN Habitat, presently 55 percent of the […]
August 21, 2019
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Polyethene Bag Ban: Implementation and Implications

By Hiba Zaidi Brilliantly narrated by renowned natural historian Sir David Attenborough, the final episode of BBC’s series Blue Planet II on plastic pollution, reinvigorated the […]
September 11, 2019
Megan Rapinoe on Equal Pay: Old Wars, New Battles

Megan Rapinoe on Equal Pay: Old Wars, New Battles

By Maha Ahmad and Ifrah Allaudin You might have seen the video of a purple, pixie-haired football player celebrating her FIFA world cup win and talking […]
September 25, 2019

Transforming Villages

By Javed Ahmed Malik In my book published last year, I argued that if we intend to eliminate poverty and improve public service delivery, an immediate […]
October 14, 2019

Demons in my head – Experience and coping strategies

By ZH Talk talk talk …. ugly talk. The demons in my head that I have had to live with for thirty three years are monsters […]
October 16, 2019

Mental Health in Pakistan: Current Situation and Need for Reforms

By Fizza Haider Zaidi According to World Health Organization, mental disorders in Pakistan account for more than 4% of total disease burden and around 24 million […]
November 4, 2019

My Waste, My Responsibility

By Haider Ali There is no denying that solid waste management has become a daunting task across the world. In Pakistan, heaps of garbage have become […]
January 6, 2020
Manifesto for happiness

Approaches to realize happier, inclusive, prosperous and sustainable society

By Naoko Takasu As a development practitioner coming from a high-income country but not one of the happiest countries, I have been interested in learning how we […]