Tag: forestry

Forestry in Pakistan to enter in new era with modern training and equipment

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PR: Forestry in Pakistan has entered into a new era with special training, vision and approach on preserving and promoting forests in the country as a precious national resource and asset. The speakers said this at the closing session of 4 days Training of Trainers (ToTs). The training was held as a collaborated effort by […]…Read More

Alternate energy resources can help ailing forestry

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World Bank funded $3.8 million to protect forests and controlling their shrinkage under the REDD+ programme to Pakistan. “As long as forests remain to sliced down we cannot protect ourselves from reckoning impacts of global warming based on climate change. Climate shield against consequences of the climate change can be enhanced by increasing forest, ” […]…Read More

Govt’s efforts for sick forestry to shield against climate change

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Government was making determined efforts for improvement of climate resilience of country by re-vitalizing the forestry said Federal climate change minister Mushahidullah Khan. “As long as we chop down the forests we cannot protect graver effects of global warming-induced climate change. Forest is the sole shield against the climate change impacts”, he told a national […]…Read More

Government to revive sick forestry sector of the Pakistan

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The government has approved Rs3.65 billion for the Prime Minister’s Green Pakistan Programme (GPP) that will be used for tree plantation in the provinces. The media spokesperson of the programme Mohammad Saleem said that almost 100 million trees will be planted across the country at the cost of Rs10 billion. This amount will further be […]…Read More

Green Pakistan plan being devised to promote forestry

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid has said that a comprehensive plan Green Pakistan’ was being devised to promote forestry across the country. "The ministry is preparing a comprehensive strategy for the Green Pakistan," he apprised the National Assembly Standing Committee on Climate Change. He said consultation process with concerned provincial secretaries had already been initiated as "the national plan, which is at its advanced stage,…Read More

Agro-forestry: Trees on farm

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article image Pakistan’s population has reached 180 million, which need a huge requirement of forest products. With the passage of time it is becoming difficult to satisfy the basic necessities of life of the growing population. Being a nation, we are not giving proper attention to forest development. The existing forest area of Pakistan is 4.7 per cent, which is being depleted incessantly, due to cutting, felling of forest trees and commercial over-exploitation. Therefore, the need of tree…Read More