List of Projects

Summary of IDS past experience related to Operational Reviews, Spot-Checks, and Beneficiary Feedback - Survey Projects Only

Project Title Dates Client Contract Value (in US$) Coverage
Monitoring of the National Household Survey of Social Protection and Cohesion in Pakistan Nov 2015 – Mar 2016 The World Bank 50,000 90 clusters across Pakistan
Operational Review of the Waseela-e-Taleem Programme On-going Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) / The World Bank 1.970M 13 districts across Pakistan
The Agriculture Drip Irrigation Discrete Choice Experiment Survey Jan – Jun 2015 USAID/International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) 50,000 4 districts
Spot Check of the (Scorecard-Based) Benazir Income Support Programme (National Roll-Out) 2011 - Nov 2013 BISP/The World Bank 800,000 39 districts across Pakistan excl. Balochistan
Third Party Evaluation of Citizen Damage Compensation Programme Jun – Nov 2012 ASP-RSPN/USAID 235,000 79 districts across Pakistan
Spot Check of the (Scorecard-Based) Benazir Income Support Programme (Test Phase) Oct 2009 – Jan 2010 The World Bank 140,000 6 districts from Baluchistan, KPK, AJK, and Sindh
Rapid Assessment Survey of the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Jul - Dec 2009 The World Bank 127,000 6 Districts in Punjab, 4 in Sindh, 1 in Balochistan, 1 in Sindh, and ICT
Performance Evaluation and Impact Assessment of USAID Entrepreneurs Project Oct 2013 - May 2014 USAID - Entrepreneurs Project (MEDA) 100,000 26 Districts across Pakistan
Exit Survey Waseela-e-Rozgar Mar - Oct 2013 The World Bank 100,000 29 Districts
Third Party Evaluation of Punjab Education Foundation's Foundation Assisted Schools Programme Dec 2007 - Apr 2008 Punjab Education Foundation, Government of Punjab 40,000 9 Districts of Punjab

Summary of IDS past experience – Survey Projects Only

Project Title Dates Client Contract Value (in US$) Coverage
Youth Workforce Development Project (YWFD) Evaluation Aug - Oct 2016 USAID/Management Systems International (MSI) 115,000 Karachi
SCRP Baseline Survey of 700 Schools Aug - Oct 2015 IMC Worldwide 85,000 4 Districts of Punjab
Pakistan Household Skills Measurement Survey (Wave III) May – Nov 2015 The World Bank 116,500 17 Districts across Pakistan
Punjab Skills Development Fund Furniture Manufacturing Sector Skill Study April – Nov 2015 Department for International Development (DFID) 43,000 14 districts in Southern, central and northern Punjab
Pakistan Rural Household Tracking Survey (panel) Mar 2012 - Jul 2015 IFPRI 200,000 19 Districts across Pakistan
Pakistan Household Skills Measurement Survey (Wave II) Mar 2014 The World Bank 295,000 17 Districts across Pakistan
Baseline of USAID Entrepreneurs Project Sep 2012- Feb 2013 USAID-Entrepreneurs Project (MEDA) 76,000 26 Districts across Pakistan
Pakistan Household Skills Measurement Survey 2012 (Panel) Mar - Jun 2012 The World Bank 260,000 17 Districts across Pakistan
Pakistan Rural Household Aspirations Survey Sep – Dec 2011 IFPRI 20,000 9 districts of Punjab
Wheat Varietal Adoption Study in Punjab Oct – Nov 2011 IFPRI/Harvest Plus 89,000 23 districts of Punjab
Business Delivery Services (BDS) Delivery Gap Analysis and BDS Provider Mapping Jan - Mar 2010 FIRMS Project, USAID 200,000 10 Districts from KPK, Baluchistan and Sindh
District Profile and Sector Assessment Sep 2009 FIRMS Project, USAID 150,000 10 Districts from KPK, Baluchistan and Sindh
Poverty Ranking and Assessment of Community Infrastructure in Selected Districts Aug - Nov 2009 Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund 45,000 Districts Swabi, Haripur, and Buner
Baseline and Needs Assessment Survey – Khairpur, Sindh Oct 2009 OMV (Oil Company) 40,000 District Khairpur
Study on the State of Domestic Commerce in Pakistan Apr - Dec 2006 Ministry of Commerce, Government of Pakistan 500,000 6 Districts of Punjab, 4 of Sindh, 2 of KPK, 1 of Baluchistan, and ICT
Rural Investment Climate Survey: Sindh and NWFP 2006 - 2007 The World Bank 40,000 5 Districts of Sindh and 7 of KPK
Rural Investment Climate Survey: Punjab 2006 - 2007 The World Bank 40,000 10 Districts of Punjab

Summary of IDS Past Experience in studies that have been presented at national as well as international level, and have made important contributions in policy formulation

Project Title Dates Client
Peer Review of the Punjab Equal Opportunities Program – An Assessment of the CERP support to the Punjab Skills Development Fund 2013 DFID
National Trade Corridor Improvement Program 2011 The World Bank
Profiling Pakistan's Rural Economy for Microfinance 2009 Pakistan Microfinance Networks
User Needs Profile of Executive Education on Governance in Pakistan 2009 Governance Institutes Network International
Revealed Comparative Advantage Analysis of Pakistan's Agricultural Products 2009 IFPRI
The WTO Agreement on Agriculture 2007 Government of Pakistan/ITC/WTO
Pakistan: Promoting Rural Growth and Poverty Reduction 2007 The World Bank
Punjab Economic Report 2006 Government of Punjab
The Impact of Global Cotton and Wheat Markets on Rural Poverty in Pakistan, Pakistan Poverty Assessment Update TA-4139 2006 The Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Study on Missing Facilities in Punjab 2006-2007 ADB
Action Plan for Restructuring the Institute of Foreign Trade of Pakistan 2005 The Ministry of Commerce
Estimation of Gross Provincial Product of NWFP 2005 Government of NWFP
Integrating the Trade Initiatives from a Human Development Perspective into the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper(PRSP) Process in Pakistan 2005 Ministry of Commerce
Guidelines to facilitate the Selection of Special Products and the Implementation of the Special Safeguard Mechanism in Pakistan 2005 International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, Geneva
Incorporating Human Development Concerns through Trade in the PRSP process 2005 UNDP funded for the Ministry of Commerce, GoP
Agricultural Growth and Rural Poverty in Pakistan 2004 ADB
Household Income Sources and Rural Development 2004 The World Bank
The Rural Factor Markets Study 2004 The World Bank
Agricultural Product Markets in Pakistan 2003 The World Bank
Making Agricultural Trade Liberalization Work for the Poor 2002 IFPRI/Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC)