Tag: conservation

PARC & USAID’s review meeting on Conservation Agriculture

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The review meeting of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center also known by its Spanish abbreviation CIMMYT and USAID for two days to discuss activities related to Conservation Agriculture (CA) in Pakistan. The event partners from all over the country gathered to discuss implementation related issues and future projects along […]…Read More

Pakistan attended Int’l Congress for Conservation Biology

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Pakistan is participating in a forum at a global level along with 74 other countries for the confrontation of conservation challenges and promotion of biodiversity to balance protection of environment also with the sustainable development of the economy. The 28th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB 2017) has concluded on 27th July. The Society for […]…Read More

International Snow Leopard Conservation Summit scheduled in August

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Zahid Hamid the Minister for Climate Change informed media that Pakistan is to take part in International Snow Leopard Conservation Summit (ISLCS). ISLCS is planned to be happening in coming August in the Republic of Kyrgyz stated the minister during his meeting with Kyrgyz ambassador Erik Beishembievpaid. “The government of Pakistan is making every possible […]…Read More

EX-SITU CONSERVATION OF PLANT SPECIES THROUGH SEEDS

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People from ancient times are practicing seed collection and storage. This collection and storage was limited and some specified seeds were stored and collected which were used for further propagation.  So the seeds like maize and wheat have got the privilege of storage from early times. Other wild plants were having one germplasm and that […]…Read More

Mou signed for multi-disciplinary research promoting nature conservation

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The memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between World Wide Fund for Nature– Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) and Information Technology University (ITU) to create and keep an effective working relationship to further their common aims of multi-disciplinary research promoting nature conservation in Pakistan. ITU Vice Chancellor Dr. Umar Saif and WWF-Pakistan Director General Hammad Naqi Khan signed […]…Read More

Balochistan govt join hands with WWF for environmental conservation

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Government of Balochistan entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) and the Planning and Development Department) to explore future avenues of a long-term partnership in environmental conservation and sustainable development of the province. A MoU signed between both organizations on Friday to address environmental and development challenges in Balochistan; especially […]…Read More

Improved Water Conservation Techniques in Pakistan

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Fresh water resources of Pakistan are being used to fulfill the food requirements and to improve the living standards of the population of Pakistan. But due to increasing onslaught of human population, these resources continue to dwindle and are becoming scare. The country once considered as a water surplus has emerged into a water deficit one. Despite having the world’s largest contiguous irrigation system, it is facing the dilemma of water shortage and…Read More

Comprehensive conservation initiative needed for protecting vulnerable ecosystems, forests and wildlife of Pakistan

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article image PAKISTAN, LOCATED on the western edge of South Asia represents diverse ecosystems extending from the snow clad mountains in the north, wide river valleys, vast flood plains and deserts criss-crossing the nation with unique coastal ecosystems along her southern and south western borders. Within these vast areas are located different ecosystems with specific forest types and a rich diversity of wildlife. The spectacular natural beauty of the nation draws several tourists around the globe. But…Read More

Water conservation guarantees socio-economic development

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Water is a key element for socio-economic development in Pakistan as it ensures not only better health as well as environment but also creates better jobs. Water is a precious asset that requires to be conserved for better human consumption and agriculture usage. These were the consensus points at an awareness seminar organized by the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) in collaboration with World Health Organisation (WHO), Unesco, Economic…Read More

AJK govt, MPL join hands for biodiversity conservation

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The AJK government and Mira Power Limited - a subsidiary of Korea South East Power (KOSEP) setting up 102MW Gulpur Hydro Power Project - have joined hands for implementation of a Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) for the Poonch River Mahaseer National Park located in the districts of Kotli and Mirpur. Both the sides signed an agreement in this regard. The AJK government established the national park for the protection of the Golden Mahaseer, which is a pried angling…Read More