Whilst the informal sector is a major provider of skills for the bulk of Pakistan’s labour force, its crucial role has largely been overlooked in policy making. There is a need to undertake effective interventions in the informal training system to enhance the quality of skills and incomes of its participants, and thereby improve the employment prospects of a majority of the country’s labour force.
Shehryar Janjua; Arif Naveed. Policy Brief No. 7. Skill Acquisition and the Significance of Informal Training System in Pakistan &#8211; Some Policy Implications. (2009) 5 pp.