Balochistan Skill Enhancement Programme

Taraqee Foundation’s livelihood interventions namely “ Balochistan Skill Enhancement Programme” published in today’s newspaper with an aim to include marginalized youth of Balochistan Continue reading

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A dying delta, By: Naseer Memon

Declining fresh water flow poses a grave threat to Indus delta and coastal communities

A dying delta
A subcommittee of the Senate has recently raised serious concerns on the ecological disaster that has gripped the Indus delta. This is not the first time that the issue has resonated among the highest legislative forum of the country. In February 2015, experts shared an ominous report before the Senate Standing Committee on Science and Technology: if urgent remedies are not employed, Thatta and Badin will submerge by 2050 and Karachi by 2060. Continue reading
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Baanhn Beli and IUCN launch project to prepare Strategy for Protection and Conservation of fast-disappearing Vultures

At the Baanhn Beli office in Nagarparkar, Tharparkar, Sindh, close to the Pakistan-India border, a new project was launched with a simple yet colourful, well-attended event to prepare a comprehensive national strategy to protect and conserve vultures. These birds have become a highly endangered species in Pakistan in recent years. Continue reading

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Participation of the IUCN Pakistan Members in the IUCN Regional Conservation Forum held in Bangkok from 10-12 August 2015

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HRD Communication – Newsletter, Quarterly (Jan-Mar 2015) by Institute of Rural Management, Pakistan

Download: HRD Communique Jan – March 2015

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Announcement of the Workshop on “Conservation and Management of Protected Areas” by CEM (15-18 December 2014) in Muscat, Oman

International Training Workshop on Conservation and Management of Protected Areas

Organized by: Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs, Sultanate of Oman

IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management, West Asia
December 15-18, 2014 at Muscat, Sultanate of Oman Continue reading

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Inger Andersen named IUCN Director General

IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, announced today the appointment of Inger Andersen as the new Director General of the Union starting in January 2015. Continue reading

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Sound byte: ‘Women of KP, Fata must have space to interact’

The military operation in North Waziristan has displaced hundreds of thousands from their homes and forced them to live in makeshift arrangements in the boiling heat of D.I. Khan, FR Bannu, Karak and Lakki Marwat, etc. Continue reading

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It’s Not Hunting Season Yet

There is so much wrong in so many areas. Crimes of omission and commission. Public sector manipulations, inefficiencies and downright corruption. Collusion of the high and mighty with their subordinates to cheat people out of their rights. Sometimes this seems all pervasive. But every once in a while someone breaks the pall of gloom and shows commitment and honesty to champion right over wrong, legal over illegal. Continue reading

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Khwendo Kor – URGENT Appeal: Almost 1 million North Waziristan Internally Displaced People (IDPs) need your help NOW

You can channel your help and support through KHWENDO KOR, a renowned, highly credible, reliable and trustworthy NGO.
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