Dispatches from the Field

Karachi, Pakistan

Fighting Malnutrition in Sindh Province

Malnutrition negatively affects children’s ability to learn, and in Pakistan, 44%  of children are malnourished according to a National Nutrition Survey (NNS). Of all provinces in Pakistan, Sindh has one of the highest percentages of stunted and under-nourished children. In an effort to address this issue, USAID Deputy Mission Director Denise A.
Sindh Province, Pakistan

World Environment Day Celebrations in Pakistan

Inaugurated by the United Nations in 1972, June 5 is recognized as “World Environment Day” around the globe. For 2017, the theme of the day was “Connecting People to Nature.” World Environment Day encourages people to get outdoors, appreciate the beauty and importance of the environment and carry forward the call to protect the earth that we share.