Climate Change Ministry project for Biodiversity Conservation

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The Ministry of Climate Change has deliberated to start a project for


biological diversity conservation promotion with innovate market based approach.


The project is titled as, “Mountains and Market Biodiversity and Business in Northern Pakistan,” that


aims to create institutional capacity for certified production of biological diversity friendly non


timber forest products in the Northern areas of Pakistan.


Senior official of the Ministry said, “The project will stir market demand for biodiversity friendly


products thereby creating new avenues for conservation of biological diversity.”


The sources said the project area spreads across the Hindukush, Karakorum and Western Himalayan


mountain ranges in northern Pakistan, which is rich in global biodiversity.


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