The assignment entails finalisation of a concept note on climate smart villages in Punjab, to be submitted to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) by the National Rural Support Programme (NRSP). With a budget of USD 20 million, the project will introduce climate smart integrated village development actions in around 100 villages.
The dev~consult has partnered with the AARC Ltd, Ireland to provide services for the Improving Workforce Readiness in Punjab (IWRP) project. Supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the the IWRP project adds value by strengthening the TVET sector’s ability to support economic growth and job creation in priority sectors and clusters, including export-oriented ones.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has engaged Hamid Sarfraz to propose an economic growth oriented Tribal Decade Strategy (TDS) and the Accelerated Implementation Plan (AIP) in the forestry, environment and wildlife sector for accelerated development in the Merged Areas (erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The assignment also includes developing the institutional mechanisms and a monitoring and evaluation system, and helping the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in projectising the priority actions for effective implementation of TDS and AIP.