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Investment Promotion Officer Zahra Mir

Zahra Mir is an investment promotion officer for the USAID Punjab Enabling Environment Project (PEEP). PEEP is driving economic growth in Pakistan by reforming policy, building capacity, and encouraging investment to create a more efficient and competitive agriculture sector.

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3 Questions with Zahra Mir: Inspiring Women for Greater Social and Economic Inclusion in Pakistan

Why is social inclusion important for the development of Pakistan? Social inclusion of women is crucial to the development of Pakistan. Regarding economic growth, 24 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) is derived from the agriculture sector, and over 55 percent of that sector is livestock. Small farmers own more than 85 percent…