Naseer Memon

Insecure aid workers

THE Aid Worker Security Report 2012 has grouped Pakistan among the five countries where aid workers face the most attacks. Published 25 Dec, 2012 12:20am

Another controversy

ZULFIKARABAD is emerging as yet another contentious project. Political parties, civil society and local communities of the coastal talukas of Thatta have already embarked upon a movement that barely Published 18 Jun, 2012 11:00pm

The forgotten people

RECENTLY, a report titled Pakistan flood emergency: Lessons from a continuing crisis was prepared by a collaborative group of over a dozen leading international and national humanitarian aid agencies. Published 22 Feb, 2012 11:50pm

Shared waters & glacial melt

THIS month’s prospective meeting of the Abu Dhabi Dialogue Group comprising seven states sharing the rivers rising in the Greater Himalayas would be a watershed event as the group is expected to adopt a joint Published 31 Dec, 2011 09:20pm

Lacklustre performance

PAKISTAN has slipped 20 rungs on the ladder of human development this year. Last year, Pakistan was ranked 125th on the Human Development Index (HDI) and was in the category of ‘medium human Published 12 Dec, 2011 08:42pm

The future of large dams

SINCE Pakistan is located in a region prone to severe climate change impacts, the entire water sector management... Published 09 Mar, 2009 12:00am

Sharing oil and gas resources

The opposition to privatisation of the Qadirpur Gas field has rejuvenated the debate for ownership of natural... Published 05 Jan, 2009 12:00am

Sharing oil and gas resources

The opposition to privatisation of the Qadirpur Gas field has rejuvenated the debate for ownership of natural... Published 05 Jan, 2009 12:00am

Climate change and the Indus Delta

IN a recent session, the Sindh Assembly has adopted a consensus resolution asking the federal government to take... Published 15 Dec, 2008 12:00am

Climate change and the Indus Delta

IN a recent session, the Sindh Assembly has adopted a consensus resolution asking the federal government to take... Published 15 Dec, 2008 12:00am

Unemployment in rural Sindh

Unemployment in rural areas is the most daunting challenge being faced by the new Sindh government. The rural areas... Published 05 May, 2008 12:00am

The root cause of flood disasters

Heavy rains in Balochistan at the end of June not only brought disaster to this province but certain districts of... Published 03 Sep, 2007 12:00am

Disaster unleashed by Mirani Dam

Cyclone Yemyin hit Balochistan coast on the night between June 26-27 and left deep scars of disaster on villages of... Published 20 Aug, 2007 12:00am

No compensation for LBOD victims

THE Left Bank Outfall Drain (LBOD) project brought environmental and socio-economic disaster, specially for people ... Published 11 Dec, 2006 12:00am

Failure of a mega drainage project

A World Bank Inspection Panel has acknowledged serious flaws in planning, design, execution and supervision of the... Published 23 Oct, 2006 12:00am