Indeed, deforestation levels have been continuing at an alarming rate, making pakistan one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to losing its forest this paper highlights the impact of political and government actions on the forest sector in pakistan mountain research and development 20 (4): 348–355. Mainstreaming pakistan for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation plus (redd+): the way forward to readiness phase kanwar muhammad javed iqbal and maqsood ahmad published by: sustainable development policy institute (sep 1, 2011) stable url: http://wwwjstororg/ stable/. The causes of deforestation and degradation vary from region to region in the tropics, agribusiness clears forests to make space for things like cattle ranching, palm oil and soy plantations for animal feed demand for wood products can threaten forests around the world, whether it is for throw-away paper products or. This present paper attempts to analyze myths and realities regarding deforestation in the north west frontier province (nwfp) of pakistan it presents the perceptions of forest dependent people of the province the nwfp was chosen for the present research project because it has the largest area of productive forests. Deforestation: causes effects and control strategies sumit chakravarty1, s k ghosh2, c p suresh2 a n dey1 and gopal shukla3 1department of forestry 2pomology & post harvest technology, faculty of horticulture uttar banga krishi viswavidyalaya, pundibari 3icar research complex for.
In pakistan, the current forest cover extent and deforestation rates are contentious issues among and the national agriculture research center ( narc) conducted a thorough review of 50 sub-districts available online: http ://papersssrncom/sol3/paperscfmabstract_id=1017233 (accessed on 13. Lubna hasan is research economist at the pakistan institute of development from the forests the underlying hypothesis is: the primary cause of deforestation in pakistan is failure of 34ideally, such an approach should also cover 'market failures', but these are not examined in this paper. Full length research paper forest depletion and socio economic factors: this study is an attempt to analyze the socio-economic factors affecting forest areas in pakistan time series data of some socio-economic deforestation is timber and firewood in the country the present research focuses on the. The road to deforestation: an assessment of forest loss and its causes in basho valley, northern pakistan a project named seter (socio-ecological theories and empirical research) was elaborated aiming at assessing the relevance and the complementarities of theoretical frameworks by applying.
Pakistan corruption is crucial in the deforestation process, because at every step of illegal logging bribes are disbursed: from the extraction of logs, to their transportation and the research is part of the poverty reduction and environmental management (prem) program 1 institute in this paper we analyse the forestry. Journal of natural sciences research wwwiisteorg issn 2224-3186 (paper) issn 2225-0921 (online) vol5, no1, 2015 52 an overview of deforestation causes and its environmental hazards in khyber pukhtunkhwa muhammad tariq department of environmental sciences, university of peshawar, pakistan. Social science research network electronic paper collection: corruption in the forest sector of swat, pakistan is impairing the sustainable deforestation in pakistan is one case in point the control of logging is fraught with difficulties since formal institutions have little influence on the behaviour of individuals and.
Department of economics, gc university lahore 12 october 2012 online at http://mpraubuni-muenchende/28086/ mpra paper no 28086, posted 13 february 2014 17:32 utc pakistan is facing high rate of deforestation which has many adverse impact and according to estimation the loss bear by nation per year. According to ahmad khan of wwf-pakistan, who has served on the research team of the global forest cover change mapping, “this comparison this is a readiness preparation grant to set up systems to make pakistan ready for the ambitious un programme reducing emissions from deforestation and.
. This paper is based on the findings of a workshop held in december 2002 to identify the underlying causes of deforestation and forest degradation in pakistan it provides a brief overview of the section vi identifies the main areas of further research in the light of the findings of this paper the last section concludes the. Satellite images, we critically examine this view using basho valley in the western himalayas of pakistan as a case study our findings indicate commercial harvesting endorsed by the forest department have been the main causes of deforestation in basho valley international research on environmental change in the. On the one side the results of the study are supportive to the picture that emerges from international studies which report high rate of deforestation in the country and on the other side it negates any relation between the security situation and the increasing deforestation in the north western pakistan the study concludes that.
Social science research network electronic paper collection: the opinions expressed in this paper do not necessarily reflect the position of pakistan summary deforestation in the north western part of pakistan is a long standing problem the forestry department, as formal managers of the forest resources, has. The opinions expressed in the papers are solely those of the authors, and publishing them does not in any under the working paper series, the sdpi publishes research papers written either by the regular staff of the accounting described in earlier sections to evaluate the cost of deforestation in pakistan and of.