© Area Development Programme Balochistan-II, UNDP - Pakistan, 2011
The Area Development Programme Balochistan is a major poverty reduction initiative in the current development
portfolio of the province. The ongoing Phase-II commenced from 1 July 2006 and will end on 31st December 2013.
After the approval of Project Steering Committee the field operation was started in May 2007. During six & half years
period, development interventions are planned to be implemented in selected union councils of nine districts of
Balochistan including Khuzdar, Kalat, Mastung, Quetta, Pishin, Killa Saifullah, Loralai, Ziarat and Musakhel. The
programme is co-financed by the Government of Balochistan (GoB), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
and Beneficiary Community (BC). WFP as a cost sharing partner in collaboration with Pakistan Bait-ul-Maal also
supported food stamps component includes Food For Work and Food For Training under Creating Assets for Rural
Women) during 2007-2010. In year 2011, AusAID also supported Early Recovery Interventions in flood affected
locations in existing districts. ADPB is being implemented by the Planning and Development Department, GoB under
National Implementation Modality (former NEX) through NIMU at Economic Affairs Division(EAD), Islamabad.