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17 Jan 2013

REDD+ District-Level Consultation Workshops in Balochistan Province, Pakistan

ICIMOD and WWF-Pakistan in collaboration with the

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28 Dec 2012

District-Level REDD+ Consultation Process Enters Final Stage in Pakistan

In collaboration with the Sindh Forest Department,

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20 Nov 2012

Series of REDD+ District-Level Consultative Workshops Continues in Pakistan

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05 Nov 2012

District-Level Consultative Workshops in Pakistan under ICIMOD’s REDD+ Project

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August 29th, 2012

REDD+ initiative for saving forests in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

THE FORESTS in Pakistan are severely threatened by growing consumption of fuel wood and illegal logging. It is feared that if immediate action is not taken this natural resource would be totally consumed within next 15 years.

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Aug 25 2012

Whose Timber is it Anyway?

With Pakistan’s last major stands of deodar (cedar) threatened by a ‘timber mafia’, the local people in the Chitral district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province are resorting to direct action to stop the denudation of their picturesque alpine homeland.

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10th June, 2012

Pakistan: The vanishing forests

Environmental degradation in Pakistan is a well-documented fact and this degradation is impacting the entire national social and economic landscape. It covers all natural resources e.g. forests, wetlands, land and air.

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May 02, 2012

Pakistan ranked 20th most climate vulnerable country

Pakistan has been ranked among the top 20 highly vulnerable countries impacted by climate change, sources told Daily Times on Tuesday.

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30th April, 2012

Study about climate change impacts on forests completed

To offset the effects of climatic change and global warming in the country, the Pakistan Forests Institute (PFI), Peshawar has completed a comprehensive study to determine the climatic change scenarios in Pakistan’s various ecological zones and its impact on forests resources.

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April 22, 2012

KP to cover 0.77m acres with fresh plantation

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to bring 0.77m acres land under plantation and vegetative covers in the province next year to offset the effects of global warming and climatic change, Minister for Environment Wajid Ali Khan said on Monday.


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