About FATA
The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is a tribal region in the northwest of Pakistan, lying between the provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the north and east, Balochistan to the south, and the neighbouring country of Afghanistan to the west. The territory is almost exclusively inhabited by various Pashtun tribes ...
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FATA Development Authority
FATA Development Authority is a specialized development organization established to broach more innovative, fast track and participatory approach and to replace the conventional straight jacket development systems. FATA Development Authority is structured on corporate and commercial lines with a lean bureaucratic setup ...
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Skills Development
Skills Development Department has been set up in FATADA to plan and implement schemes in which people from FATA are being given vocational training pertaining to various sectors, trades, and technologies ...
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Small Dams
In FATA, where most of the house holds depend on Agriculture & Live stock, only 7% of the total area of FATA is cultivable out of which 44% is irrigated & the remaining land is rain fed. For prosperity of the region, it is necessary to develop the water sector by harnessing & arresting of flood flows through small storage reservoirs....
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Geological study of FATA region shows the presence of 2 major tectonic thrusts. i.e. MMT & MBT. The geological features designate FATA having most suitable geological environments as compared to the rest of world. Minerals deposits in FATA include metallic,non-metallic, energy minerals , precious / dimension stones and different rocks of industrial use.....
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Industries are driven by comparative advantage, with adequate incentives and favorable regulatory environment. Yet Pakistan remains at a comparative disadvantage while FATA is at comparative disadvantage in relation to the rest of Pakistan. Industrial activity in FATA is restricted primarily to small owner-financed units, operating without government oversight.....
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News & Events

March 26, 2014
Governor KPK termed MMC as a milestone for FATA self reliance - Distributes Plots allotment letters.
Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engineer Shaukatullah termed as the completion of first ever industrial estate project, Mohmand Marble city another milestone in the path towards self reliance and economic development in FATA. He expressed these views while addressing the documents distribution ceremony of allotment of industrial plots under the project of Mohmand Marble City held at Governor House Peshawar.
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March 7, 2014
Chief Secretary Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa visits FATA-DA Headquarters

 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Secretary Muhammad Shehzad Arbab on Friday chaired a presentation on developmental projects in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). The presentation was arranged by the FATA Development Authority in its provincial headquarters in Hayatabad, Peshawar
FATA DA Chief Executive Fida Muhammad Wazir briefed the chief secretary on the sector-wise allocation of funds in the Annual Development Programme 2013-14, the achievements so far made, impacts of the development projects, monitoring arrangements and position of all the completed, ongoing and new schemes in FATA. .
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Tender, Jobs & Trainings

Skills Development Training
NISTE, Islamabad
FATA Development Authority announces next batch of Skills Development training course for FATA youth at NISTE, Islamabad. The training program is designed for 8 different trades. This free training program features monthly stipend and free lodging and boarding for FATA youth. Interested FATA youth can download detail information, Application Form and Affidavit from the following links. Last date for submission of applications is 25th April, 2014.
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