Release of Pakistan Rural Household Panel Survey (RHPS) 2012 Dataset

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) made public the dataset of Pakistan Rural Household Panel Survey 2012.  This data will be available for researchers to use by accessing the following link:  http://dx.doi.org/10.7910/DVN/28558 Pakistan Rural Household Panel Survey (RHPS) is the 1st round of the Rural Household Panel Survey, which aims to provide quantita-tive basis >> Read more

Effects of Livestock Diseases on Dairy Production and Incomes in District Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan

PSSP Working Paper number 023 “Effects of Livestock Diseases on Dairy Production and Incomes in District Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan” estimates the prevalence of key livestock diseases in district Faisalabad and evaluates the effects they have on livestock productivity and farm incomes. All five tehsils of district Faisalabad are included in the study. Three categories of >> Read more

Collection and Marketing of High Value Medicinal and Aromatic Plants from District Swat, Pakistan

PSSP Working Paper 011: Collection and Marketing of High Value Medicinal and Aromatic Plants from District Swat, Pakistan by Dr. Hassan Sher presents an analysis of existing practices in collecting and trading high value medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs) from District Swat, Pakistan. Local collectors/farmers and dealers were surveyed about their efforts, quantities collected, prices received and >> Read more

SAVE THE DATE: Second Research Competitive Grants Conference

SAVE THE DATE Second Research Competitive Grants Conference Friday, February 8 – Sunday, February 10, 2013 Friday, Feb. 8th, 9: 00 am to Saturday, Feb. 9th, 1:00 pm Presentations of New Short-Listed Proposals Saturday, Feb. 9th, 1:00 pm to Sunday, Feb. 10, 4:00 pm Interim Research Reports from June 2012 CGP Funded Projects For Conference >> Read more

Competitive Grants Program Launches Second Call for Applications

Call for Applications October 2012 (download here) To follow upon the research Competitive Grants competition completed in January 2012, the Planning Commission of Pakistan and the Pakistan Strategy Support Program (PSSP) are pleased to announce a new Call for Applications. Grants are designed to support the agenda of the Planning Commission’s Framework for Economic Growth, adopted >> Read more