All projects related to pakistan

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Unhealthy diets are a major risk factor related to the rapid rise of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in low- and middle-income countries like Pakistan.
Start Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2012
End Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Topic: NUTRITION, LOW INCOME GROUPS, Gender, DISADVANTAGED GROUPS, DISEASES, FOOD POLICY, FOOD RESOURCES, HEALTH POLICY
Region: Pakistan, Central Asia, Far East Asia, South Asia
Program: Food, Environment, and Health
Total Funding: CA$ 27,000.00

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This Community of Evaluators (CoE) project will build on IDRC-funded work to promote and enhance the quality of the theory and practice of evaluation in South Asia.
Start Date: Saturday, December 31, 2011
End Date: Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Topic: RESEARCH QUALITY, Afghanistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bangladesh, EVALUATION TECHNIQUES, India, India, India, KNOWLEDGE, Nepal, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Region: South Asia, Central Asia, Far East Asia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Afghanistan
Total Funding: CA$ 495,000.00

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Pakistan's devastating 2010 Indus basin floods left approximately one-fifth of Pakistan's land area underwater and directly affected about 20 million people.
Start Date: Thursday, March 1, 2012
Topic: FLOOD CONTROL, Gender, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY, ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY, GENDER ROLES, IRRIGATION SYSTEMS
Region: Pakistan, Central Asia, Far East Asia, South Asia
Program: Climate Change
Total Funding: CA$ 0.00

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Social networks are important sources of advice and contribute to entrepreneurs' success in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
Start Date: Wednesday, December 21, 2011
End Date: Saturday, June 21, 2014
Topic: INNOVATIONS, Capacity building, Gender, BUSINESS CREATION, BUSINESS SERVICES, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, SOCIAL ASPECTS
Region: Middle East, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Central Asia, Far East Asia, South Asia, Pakistan, Denmark
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 134,200.00

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Researchers are examining the tax policies (exemptions, value-added, property) constraining small and off-farm enterprises, especially those operated by women, in South Asia.
Start Date: Thursday, January 19, 2012
End Date: Monday, September 28, 2015
Topic: Gender, Bangladesh, Bangladesh, EMPLOYMENT CREATION, India, India, India, Nepal, Nepal, Pakistan, Pakistan, POLICY MAKING, SMALL ENTERPRISES, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, TAX EXEMPTIONS, WOMEN
Region: South Asia, Central Asia, Far East Asia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, Pakistan
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 450,000.00

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Women face many barriers to political participation in conflict zones across South Asia, including laws that perpetuate a culture of impunity and lack of justice for victims of violence and abuse by security forces.
Start Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2012
End Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Topic: VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, LEGISLATIVE POWER, Gender, Bangladesh, Bangladesh, India, India, India, MARGINALISM, Pakistan, Pakistan, POLITICAL PARTICIPATION, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Region: Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Central Asia, Far East Asia, South Asia
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 315,800.00

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The Indus river basin is home to the largest contiguous surface irrigation system in the world.
Start Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2011
End Date: Saturday, August 24, 2013
Topic: NATURAL DISASTERS, DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, DISASTER PREVENTION, CLIMATE CHANGE, ADAPTATION TO CHANGE, DISASTER MANAGEMENT, FLOODS, WATER MANAGEMENT
Region: Pakistan, Central Asia, Far East Asia, South Asia
Program: Climate Change
Total Funding: CA$ 0.00

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IDRC's Democratic Governance, Women's Rights and Gender Equality initiative is supporting a body of comparative research on whether and how democratic processes and institutions are responding to women's rights and gender equality.
Start Date: Tuesday, February 1, 2011
End Date: Monday, June 3, 2013
Topic: GENDER DISCRIMINATION, GENDER EQUALITY, Gender, POLITICAL PARTICIPATION, WOMEN'S PARTICIPATION, WOMEN'S RIGHTS
Region: Pakistan, Central Asia, Far East Asia, South Asia
Program: Governance and Justice
Total Funding: CA$ 125,700.00

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The South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) is a regional network that seeks to strengthen research capacity in the area of poverty, economic development and environmental change in seven countries (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Maldives and Sri Lanka).
Start Date: Saturday, January 1, 2011
End Date: Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Topic: ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Region: South Asia, Central Asia, Far East Asia, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan
Program: Food, Environment, and Health
Total Funding: CA$ 1,023,500.00

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Nanotechnology is the study and manipulation of matter on an ultra-small scale, generally in the range of 1-100 nanometres (1 metre = 1 billion nanometres).
Start Date: Thursday, January 13, 2011
End Date: Friday, May 31, 2013
Topic: INDUSTRIAL POLICY, NEW TECHNOLOGY
Region: India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Central Asia, Far East Asia, South Asia
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 586,800.00

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