Pakistan Country Situation Assessment

Pakistan Country Situation Assessment

Publication details

  • Tuesday | 18 Aug, 2015
  • Kashif Majeed Salik, Fahad Saeed, Sadia Ishfaq, Elishma Noel Khokhar, Qurratulain
  • Research Reports,Project Publications
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Kashif Majeed Salik, Sadia Ishfaq, Fahad Saeed, Elishma Noel, Qurat-ul-Ain Syed
 
Executive Summary
 
Climate change is one of the most challenging crises that Pakistan faces today. Pakistan is a low-middle income country, where majority of the population is dependent on climate-sensitive economic sectors (such as agriculture and energy) for their livelihoods. One-third of 188 million people in Pakistan are engaged in the services industry while half of it is employed in agriculture sector (GoP, 2002). Thus, unpreparedness towards climate change may entrench Pakistan deeper into poverty