In the Spotlight
A Window of Opportunity to Boost International Trade in Pakistan
ADB is facilitating institutional and legal changes relevant for the Pakistan Single Window, which will automate and integrate government processes under a single digital platform to facilitate international trade.
Energy flows where attention goes: European expertise in Pakistan
The Islamic Republic of Pakistan spans plains, deserts, forests, and plateaus, ranging from the Arabian Sea to the mountains of the Karakoram and Hindu Kush. The nation’s energy mix is dominated by thermal power, with almost 60% of electricity generated from oil-, gas- and coal-fired power plants. Fossil fuels are neither environmentally sustainable nor cheap: Generation costs were substantially skewed toward oil- and gas-fired power plants, which accounted for 46% of the total cost in fiscal year 2017.
Planting Mangroves to Fight Poverty and Climate Change in Pakistan’s Indus Delta
ADB supported the restoration of the mangrove forest ecosystem along the coastline of Pakistan’s Indus Delta, helping fight climate change and boost the livelihoods of coastal communities.
100 Climate Actions from Cities in Asia and the Pacific
This publication showcases 100 projects and programs tackling climate change and its impacts on people and the environment in cities across Asia and the Pacific.