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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.

Hina Aslam

Associate Research Fellow

China Study Center

Dr Aslam’s areas of expertise include natural resource management, ecosystem services assessment and valuations, energy, climate change, water resource management and governance and public-private partnerships. She conducts evidence-based analyses of policy and strategies in energy sector, including on issues of climate change, sustainable models for rural electrification, renewable energy and energy efficiency.

At China Study Center, her work focuses on mainstreaming environmental and climate change aspects of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Using her theoretical and practical expertise in research, she provides technical, operational and administrative assistance to the government in developing and implementing CPEC-related projects.

Dr Aslam did her PhD in ecology from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and obtained her master’s degree in environmental engineering and sciences from Beijing Institute of technology, China.