Pakistan general The official web gateway to the Government of Pakistan Pakistan Federal Bureau of Statistics Pakistan 2000 Agricultural Census The United Nations in Pakistan Pakistan National Human Development Report 2003 Pakistan country study by the Library of Congress (US) World Bank Pakistan Data Profile Pakistan Development Gateway Pakistan Meteorological Department Pakistan National Conservation Strategy Pakistan Agricultural Research Council US Military Policy Awareness Links: Pakistan Archive Geological Survey of Pakistan Detailed background information on the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and its various tribes, by the Program for Culture and Conflict Studies

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (former NWFP) The official web portal of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) KP Bureau of Statistics Sarhad Provincial Conservation Strategy Wide range of background information and latest news from Swat valley


Forests in Pakistan United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) Small Grants Programme for Operations to Promote Tropical Forests (SGP PTF) – Pakistan FAO’s forest data on Pakistan


Pakistan research
Pakistan Research Repository of the Higher Education Commission Council of Social Sciences (COSS) Pakistan Higher Education Commission International Food Policy Resarch Institute (IFPRI) – Pakistan Country Resarch The Pakistan Working Group at the University of Heidelberg, Germany The Pakistan Studies Group at the University of Durham, UK British Association for South Asian Studies The Pakistan Security Research Unit at the University of Bradford, UK The American Institute of Pakistan Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, M.A. Jinnah Campus, Lahore (offering courses on research methods) Institute of Research Promotion, Lahore (offering courses on research methods) Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences


Non-Governmental Organizations & Projects in Pakistan Guide to NGOs in Pakistan IUCN Pakistan (World Conservation Union) SUNGI Development Foundation Mountain Areas Conservancy Project Pakistan WWF Pakistan LEAD Pakistan (Leadership for Environment and Development) Rural Support Programmes Network Pakistan Humanitarian Information Centre for Pakistan [established for relief activities after the 2005 earthquake; now serving as an archive] 


South Asia Networks related to Pakistan The Center for South Asia at the University of Wisconsin, Madison South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes South Asian Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies International Food Policy Research Institute: South Asia Initiative SARAI – South Asia Resource Access on the Internet, by the University of Columbia The Digital South Asia Library at the University of Chicago Asia and Europe – University Research Priority Program at the University of Zurich, Switzerland Südasien-Info (in German; Information on South Asia)

Livelihoods Research Livelihoods Connect – the ELDIS forum on sustainable livelihoods in research and practice An overview on sustainable livelihoods by the Sustainable Development Communications Network (SDCN) A very good set of guidelines providing excellent overview on livelihood research methodology
Very informative guidelines by the FAO on the analysis of local institutions and livelihoods


Maps Pakistan maps in the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection Topographic Soviet ordnance maps from the 1980s for parts of Pakistan, India, and China (large files) Administrative and overview maps created in the aftermath of the 2005 earthquake. Thematic maps created in the aftermath of the 2005 earthquake. UNOSAT satellite maps for Pakistan.


NCCR North-South NCCR Joint Area of Case Studies (JACS) South Asia NCCR Nepal Research Group NCCR India Research Group NCCR Research in Central Asia NCCR Research Group “From social vulnerability to resilience” NCCR Research Project “Development Disparities and Natural Resources in Trans-Contextual Settings”