Pakistan

  • A man squats as he unpacks tomatoes from a box. There are piles of tomatoes surrounding him, and tables on his left.

    Duration: April 2014 - April 2016
    Budget: US$4,646,046
    Implementing Agencies: UNESCO, UNDP, WHO

    The programme addressed the challenges faced by conflict and disaster affected communities. Through improved access to education and health services; strengthened community infrastructure, enterprise training and business development; and the promotion of peaceful co-existence, the programme was able to enhance social cohesion, strengthen economic stability and improve disaster preparedness at the local level.
     

     

     
  • A woman dressed in red clothing is wearing glasses and is focused on a sewing task.

    Duration: February 2013 - January 2016
    Budget: US$4,830,279
    Implementing Agencies: FAO, ILO, UN Women

    Under this programme, three UN Agencies – FAO, UN Women and ILO – came together in partnership with others to create income generating opportunities and strengthen food security among vulnerable peasants affected by recurring droughts and floods in the Sindh province. The programme resulted in transformational interventions that allowed farmers to pay off their debts, market their crops, and begin to move beyond subsistence living and towards a more prosperous and dignified life.
     

     

     
  • A woman sits on a dirt ground in front of a basic silver cooking stove. There is a sheet hanging behind her, and a tent in the background.

    Duration: August 2005 - July 2008
    Budget: US$514,019
    Implementing Agencies: UNDP

    The programme sought to address the water crisis in Kohat District through community involvement in the management and conservation of water. The programme engaged with local communities in order to develop sustainable water conservation systems, improve irrigation schemes, and rehabilitate dry-land ecosystems to minimize drought-induced insecurities.