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Why Pakistan Needs a New Forest Policy

Why Pakistan Needs a New Forest Policy

By: Ifrah Shaukat  Although objectives and scope of forest management diversified and extended before the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), its main objective remained merely timber production. Local communities, indigenous peoples and, most importantly, international NGOs speak out to record their concerns regarding a very narrow definition of forestry. Since then, these voices have managed, somehow, to ... Read More »