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  • 18 Apr 2014
    New poverty measurement initiated in Pakistan

    A new poverty index for Pakistan based on the Multi-dimensional Poverty Index (MPI) has been initiated with an agreement signed between the ministry of planning, the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) and the United Nations Development Programme(UNDP) on Thursday.

  • 18 Apr 2014
    Poverty index launched

    ISLAMABAD: The Planning Commission launched on Thursday a multi-dimensional poverty index (MPI) for the first time in Pakistan based on global MPI methodology for calculating poverty on a regular basis. The index was launched following a 10-day training course on MPI which ended on Thursday at the Pakistan Planning and Management Institute.

  • 18 Apr 2014
    UNDP congratulates Pakistan for MPI development

    Islamabad - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has congratulated Federal and Provincial Governments for initiating development of the Multi-dimensional Poverty Index (MPI) for Pakistan.

  • 17 Apr 2014
    Pakistan’s first Multi-dimensional Poverty Index initiated by the Government, UNDP, and Oxford University

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) congratulates the Federal and Provincial Governments for initiating the development of the Multi-dimensional Poverty Index (MPI) for Pakistan. This marks the beginning of the process of regularly calculating a new poverty index in Pakistan based on the global MPI methodology.

  • 19 Jun 2013
    Government of Sindh and UNDP launch the Sindh Millennium Development Goals Report 2012

    The Government of Sindh and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched the first Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Report for Sindh in Karachi today. The Report tracks progress toward the achievement of MDGs at the provincial level and compare progress across districts.

  • 28 Mar 2013
    UNDP in Pakistan Launches the Human Development Report 2013

    The Human Development Report (HDR) 2013 The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World was launched today in Islamabad by the United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) in Pakistan.

  • 06 Jan 2011
    UNDP helps Pakistan's flood affected plant seeds for new livelihoods

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is distributing packages of seeds and fertilizer to about 10,000 Pakistani farmers whose lands and equipment were destroyed by floods that swept across the country in 2010.