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Global Go To Think Tank Index (GGTTI) 2020 launched                    111,75 Think Tanks across the world ranked in different categories.                SDPI is ranked 90th among “Top Think Tanks Worldwide (non-US)”.           SDPI stands 11th among Top Think Tanks in South & South East Asia & the Pacific (excluding India).            SDPI notches 33rd position in “Best New Idea or Paradigm Developed by A Think Tank” category.                SDPI remains 42nd in “Best Quality Assurance and Integrity Policies and Procedure” category.              SDPI stands 49th in “Think Tank to Watch in 2020”.            SDPI gets 52nd position among “Best Independent Think Tanks”.                           SDPI becomes 63rd in “Best Advocacy Campaign” category.                   SDPI secures 60th position in “Best Institutional Collaboration Involving Two or More Think Tanks” category.                       SDPI obtains 64th position in “Best Use of Media (Print & Electronic)” category.               SDPI gains 66th position in “Top Environment Policy Tink Tanks” category.                SDPI achieves 76th position in “Think Tanks With Best External Relations/Public Engagement Program” category.                    SDPI notches 99th position in “Top Social Policy Think Tanks”.            SDPI wins 140th position among “Top Domestic Economic Policy Think Tanks”.               SDPI is placed among special non-ranked category of Think Tanks – “Best Policy and Institutional Response to COVID-19”.                                            Owing to COVID-19 outbreak, SDPI staff is working from home from 9am to 5pm five days a week. All our staff members are available on phone, email and/or any other digital/electronic modes of communication during our usual official hours. You can also find all our work related to COVID-19 in orange entries in our publications section below.    The Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) is pleased to announce its Twenty-third Sustainable Development Conference (SDC) from 14 – 17 December 2020 in Islamabad, Pakistan. The overarching theme of this year’s Conference is Sustainable Development in the Times of COVID-19. Read more…       FOOD SECIRITY DASHBOARD: On 4th Nov, SDPI has shared the first prototype of Food Security Dashboard with Dr Moeed Yousaf, the Special Assistant to Prime Minister on  National Security and Economic Outreach in the presence of stakeholders, including Ministry of National Food Security and Research. Provincial and district authorities attended the event in person or through zoom. The dashboard will help the government monitor and regulate the supply chain of essential food commodities.

Research Reports,Project Publications.


The role of evidence in policymaking in Pakistan

The role of evidence in policymaking in Pakistan

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COVID-19 AND THE FUTURE OF ENERGY  IN THE ASIA- PACIFIC:  Building Back Better

COVID-19 AND THE FUTURE OF ENERGY IN THE ASIA- PACIFIC: Building Back Better

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The COVID-19 pandemic that emerged early in 2020 has led to multiple impacts across societies and economies. Analyzing the impact on the energy…

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CLIMATE-INDUCED DISPLACEMENT AND MIGRATION IN PAKISTAN Insights from Muzaffargarh and Tharparkar districts

CLIMATE-INDUCED DISPLACEMENT AND MIGRATION IN PAKISTAN Insights from Muzaffargarh and Tharparkar districts

INTRODUCTION The impact of climate change on human society is widely experienced particularly in rural areas where livelihoods are mainly climate sensitive. The well-being of…

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Climate Induced Migration Among Women

Climate Induced Migration Among Women

Executive Summary: Climate change impacts women differently. However, there is a less evidence regarding the link between climate change and migration, and the impacts of…

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Towards Green Economy in Pakistan-Perspectives for Clean Energy Transition

Towards Green Economy in Pakistan-Perspectives for Clean Energy Transition

Executive Summary Energy plays a critical role in socio-economic development of a region. According to the United Nations-Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG 7), affordable, reliable,…

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Prospects of Coal Investments and Potential of Renewable Energy Transition in Thar Region of Pakistan

Prospects of Coal Investments and Potential of Renewable Energy Transition in Thar Region of Pakistan

Executive Summary: In recent years, China has emerged as a major investor in the coal power sector of international markets, financing overseas coal power projects…

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Food Security Challenges in the Times of COVID-19 Need Assessment for Agriculture Sector in Pakistan

Food Security Challenges in the Times of COVID-19 Need Assessment for Agriculture Sector in Pakistan

Introduction: Food security is a very critical aspect of life that is under strain since centuries. Despite Pakistan is an agricultural country, ensuring food security…

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GOVERNMENT PENSION & FISCAL SUSTAINABILITY

GOVERNMENT PENSION & FISCAL SUSTAINABILITY

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Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies: Creative and Social Enterprise in Pakistan

Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies: Creative and Social Enterprise in Pakistan

Introduction The British Council is the United Kingdom's international organisation for enhancing cultural relations and offering educational opportunities. Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies (DICE) is…

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Scoping study of central data facility for food supply chain sustainability

Scoping study of central data facility for food supply chain sustainability

Background: The overall impact of COVID-19 on food security and agricultural food systems was not known in the initial phases of COVID-19. However, during the…

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