The Peshawar-Torkham road project is intended to: Improve local economic opportunities Allow internal and international trade to flow more easily Offer employment opportunities for local workers; and, Extend and support the delivery of basic infrastructure services by the Government of Pakistan.
The Multi-Donor Trust Fund is providing grants to help communities in Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and FATA recover from armed conflict and the floods of 2010 and restore peace to these areas. Funded activities include restoration of damaged infrastructure and disrupted services, improvement of government service delivery, and maintenance of local livelihoods. Ten donors have committed a total of about $140 million to the World Bank, which is administering the fund.
USAID, through its KP Reconstruction Program, supports the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's efforts to rebuild public infrastructure destroyed during the 2009 military operations against militants, and the 2010 flooding. The program is rebuilding facilities for education, health, water, sanitation, and irrigation. It also is working with the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to improve the capacity of government departments to deliver essential services.
The KP Reconstruction Program supports efforts by the Government of Pakistan to rebuild public infrastructure destroyed by conflict and the 2010 floods in the Malakand division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The program focuses on rebuilding facilities for education, health, water, and sanitation and helps build the capacity of governmental departments that are instrumental in delivering these essential services.
The FATA Institutional Strengthening Project strengthens the ability of the Secretariat and the Development Authority of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) to plan, manage, and oversee stabilization and development activities and to govern more effectively and responsively to citizens' priority concerns. By helping with systems development, training, and critical information technology support, the project supports efforts by these institutions to develop and manage programs at the agency and community level, monitor their implementation, and engage in more effective communication.
The FATA Infrastructure Project supports efforts by the Government of Pakistan to implement development projects in areas of FATA where conflict has disrupted local communities, damaged infrastructure, and forced people to flee their homes. The project enables the government to respond rapidly, visibly, and credibly to priorities vital for the area's socioeconomic development.
The Civilian Victims Support Project assists non-military, non-police, non-combatant, and non-civil-service populations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) who have been injured or disabled as a result of terrorist-related acts of violence or during the military response to the insurgency.
The Gender Equity Program works to close the gender gap in Pakistan by actively supporting the development of women. This program seeks to facilitate behavioral change in society by enabling women to access information, resources, and institutions and improving public attitudes towards women's rights issues.
Last updated: May 24, 2015