KADO’s geographical spread and focus currently encompasses activities in the Northern Areas of Pakistan (Gilgit-Baltistan). The organization has also developed different knowledge management products which encompass the mountain regions and communities living in and around Karakoram, Hindukush, Himalaya and Pamir regions across the borders.
KADO designs and initiates new projects/programmes or strengthen and replicate the existing projects/programmes in below mentioned selected thematic areas;
- Economic Development
- Rehabilitation of Sepecial Persons
- Enviornmnetal Management
- Cultural Revival & Development
- Informaiton and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D)
- Human & Institutional Development (HID)
- Knowledge Management
Capacity building and focus on disadvantaged segments (including females) are the cross cutting themes.