USAID Launches $10 Million Climate Financing Initiative in Pakistan


The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the launch of the Pakistan Climate Financing Activity, a four-year initiative with a budget of up to $10 million. The program aims to enhance sustainability and climate resilience in Pakistan through innovative projects tailored to the country’s needs. At the launch event, USAID Deputy Mission Director Maura O’Brien highlighted the…

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World Future Energy Summit to Spotlight Regional Electronic Vehicle (EV) Target Viability at New eMobility Forum


Abu Dhabi, UAE; April 1, 2024: In one of three major expansions of its robust knowledge-sharing programme, the World Future Energy Summit, hosted by Masdar, has announced the launch of a dedicated eMobility Forum to debut at the 2024 event, the 16th in the annual series, which runs at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from April 16-18. With the…

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Lenders seek transparency as Pakistan pitches for environment funding


ISLAMABAD: Amid struggling project implementation and calls for more transparency by multilateral and bilateral lenders, the caretaker government on Tuesday made a pitch for additional international financial support, particularly those relating to ‘debt for nature and debt for social development swaps’ to help Pakistan meet climate finance targets. The appeal for additional financial support was made by Caretaker Finance Minister…

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