Moderation for IFAD’s CSP Evaluation (May–Jun 2021)

Engaged by the Independent Office of Evaluation (IOE) of IFAD for preparations, facilitation, moderation and report writing of the workshop to share the country strategy and programme evaluation for Pakistan in 2020.

Revision of PPAF’s Environmental & Social Management Framework (May–Aug 2021)

The Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund has commissioned us revision of its Environmental & Social Management Framework (ESMF) in view of safeguard policies and protocols of IFIs and provincial environmental legislation. It entails review of relevant documents and consultations with the relevant stakeholders. The outcome will be 6th version of ESMF.

Report on Transboundary Environmental Issues in the Service of a Peace Process (Apr–Aug 2021)

The report, being commissioned by the Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC), is the first phase of the wider Stabilisation Mechanism research project. The purpose of the report is to ascertain what differentiates the MEDRC model from other Track 1/ Track 1.5 efforts and what conditions could be replicated to be utilised in another conflict environment. The assignment has been awarded to our partner firm, SaafConsult, BV.

External Social Safeguards Monitoring for PICIIP (Nov 2020 – Nov 2022)

The Punjab Intermediate Cities Improvement Investment Programme (PICIIP) has awarded a 2-year contract to the dev~consult for external monitoring of the social safeguards compliance as prescribed by ADB’s Safeguards Policy Statement. In its first phase, the PICIIP is being implemented in Sahiwal and Sialkot to transform these into liveable cities by providing essential urban services and facilities. The assignment would entail periodic visits, and monitoring and progress reports.

Provincial Strategy for Inclusive and  Sustainable Urban Growth in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Feb 2018 – Aug 2021)

Our joint venture, led by SaafConsult, B.V., has been awarded development of the Provincial Strategy for Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Growth in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa which is supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). To be developed through an extensive consultative process and field observations, the deliverables include: (1) sector roadmap for inclusive and sustainable urban growth in KP, (2) City Development Plans (CDPs) for Abbottabad, Kohat, Mardan and Peshawar, and (3) pilot trainings programme.