PODA initiates water project for Potohar region

STAFF REPORT CHAKWAL: The Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy (PODA) with the support of KGF Foundation has started a project to provide water supply to the people of only rain-fed Potohar region.
This project is implemented among 300 rural families of village Naramughlan of the district.
Under this project, rain water harvesting is done with the participation of community especially rural women for their drinking, domestic usage, livestock and food production.
PODA field

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Asian region needs to work more on biodiversity: Report

MONITORING REPORT ISB: The Asina region is falling well short of achieving the various elements of the 2020 Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 on protected areas agreed in 2010 by the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, reveals a report.
The Asia Protected Planet report is authored by UNEP’s World Conservation Monitoring Centre in partnership with IUCN and provides an in-depth assessment of the current state of protected areas in 24 Asian countries.
It shows that while there

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Bahawalpur region to have veterinary university

STAFF REPORT LHR: Bahawalpur region would have a new university named "Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences" for which the Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) has approved the PC-I amounting to Rs 2.395 billion.

"The Punjab government has already allocated 1,000 acers of land in Bahawalpur for this new university and it is being established with the collaboration of two Turkish universities, Selcuk University’ and Ankara University’,&quot

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