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Mapping the terrain: the activities of faith-based organisations in development in Pakistan

Iqbal, Muhammad Asif and Siddiqui, Saima (2008) Mapping the terrain: the activities of faith-based organisations in development in Pakistan. Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.

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Identification Number/DOI: ISBN: 070442679X/ 9780704426795

Abstract

Faith-based organisations (FBOs) play a key role in processes of development in many parts of the world. However, very little systematic research has been conducted on the development or impact of this growing sector. This report is part of the Religions and Development Research Programme's wider interest in understanding the impact of FBOs on processes of development, and looks particularly at FBO activities in Pakistan. Drawing on secondary sources, as well as interviews with key informants, the report provides a broad overview of FBOs and their activities in various development-related areas, including education, healthcare, social welfare and the alleviation of poverty.

Type of Work:Monograph (Working Paper)
School/Faculty:Colleges (2008 onwards) > College of Social Sciences
Number of Pages:53
Department:International Development Department
Projects:Religions and Development Research Programme
Series/Collection Name:RaD Working Papers Series
Keywords:Religion, Development, FBOs, Pakistan
Subjects:H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
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Funders:Department for International Development
Copyright Status:University of Birmingham, 2008
Copyright Holders:University of Birmingham
ID Code:1654

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