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Pakistan

Official name: 

Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Region: 
Country income: 
Lower-middle-income economies
UNFCCC Annex 1 status: 
Non Annex 1 Party to the Convention

Pakistan (2012)

Energy profile
  • Smallholder Irrigation Technology: Prospects For Sub-Saharan Africa

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Wednesday 3 January 2001
    Objective: 

    This report is a review of irrigation technologies for smallholders in the context of improving rural livelihoods, especially in regards to the prospects for sub-Saharan Africa. The role of traditional technologies is evaluated and modern water distribution technologies, such as sprinkler and trickle irrigation, are reviewed. Low-cost irrigation systems, including such innovations as the use of treadle pumps and drip-kits are then examined.

  • The United Nations World Water Development Report (WWDR)

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Wednesday 1 January 2014
    Objective: 

    The United Nations (UN) World Water Development Report, released each year with a focus on different strategic water issues, is the UN"s flagship report on water. It is a comprehensive review that gives an overall picture of the state of the world's freshwater resources and aims to provide decision makers with the tools to implement sustainable use of our water.

  • Water Adaptation in National Adaptation Programmes for Action: Freshwater in Climate Adaptation Planning and Climate Adaptation in Freshwater Planning

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Thursday 1 January 2009
    Objective: 
    Sectors: 

    This report looks at water adaptation aspects in ongoing processes of formulating and implementing National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPAs). The report scrutinizes the interface between national water policies and NAPAs and examines to what extent and in what ways water issues are made part of the NAPAs. It also looks at the extent to which existing water sector plans and policies include adaptation to the effects of climate change as a strategic area.

  • Water and Climate Change: Understanding the Risks and Making Climate-Smart Investment Decisions

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Sunday 11 January 2009
    Objective: 
    Sectors: 

    This report addresses the stress on and vulnerability of the water systems through use of reliability, resilience and robustness as the key indicators of sensitivity of water systems for climate-induced failure. Current practices in the sector are examined in order to better understand the state-of-the-science for incorporating current and future variability and change in hydrology and climate in the bank's portfolio for project planning and design.

  • HR Wallingford

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration: 
    Relation to CTCN: 
    Network Member

    HR Wallingford provides analysis, advice, and support in the management of water and the water environment including climate change. 

  • Developing Effective Off-Grid Lighting Policy

    Developing Effective Off-Grid Lighting Policy

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Thursday 1 January 2015

    This report explains how the need for lighting products in places like Africa remains critical, as a large portion of households still have no access to electrical services. The report argues there is strong evidence of the significant benefits of even low levels of electricity access, such as its impact on the effective length of working days, education, safety and access to information. The report offers strategic advice to policymakers within governments and regulatory agencies to accelerate the penetration of efficient off-grid lighting products.

  • Technology and Innovation Report 2011: Powering Development with Renewable Energy Technologies

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Tuesday 11 January 2011
    Objective: 

    The UNCTAD Technology and Innovation Report 2011 focuses on the important role of renewable energy technologies in responding to the dual challenge of reducing energy poverty while mitigating climate change. This is particularly timely as the global community prepares for the Rio+20 Conference next year. The Report identifies key capacity issues for developing countries and proposes concrete recommendations for the wider use of renewable energy technologies to promote sustainable development and poverty reduction.

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