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AKPBS programmes cited in UN good practices publication
30 June 2010 -  The Building and Construction Improvement Programme (BACIP) and Water and Sanitation Extension Programme (WASEP) -- both programmes of the Aga Khan Planning & Building Service  in Pakistan -- have been cited as Good Practice Cases in the 2010 United Nations Development Group's (UNDG) Millenium Development Goals (MDG) Good Practices publication.

This publication, produced by the UNDG, includes nearly 200 good practice cases covering 75 countries and nearly 40 regional and global programmes. The cases are organised by thematic areas: 

  • Chapter 1 is on poverty, employment and hunger (MDG 1),
  • Chapter 2 on education and gender equality (MDG 2 and 3),
  • Chapter 3 on child mortality, maternal health and combating disease (MDG 4, 5 & 6), and
  • Chapter 4 on environmental sustainability (MDG 7)

Both BACIP and WASEP are featured in Chapter 4, on pages 33 and 75 respectively, of the UNDG MDG Good Practices (2010) publication.