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Govt plans to save Palas Valley

Islamabad, August 26, 2008: The city of Palas in Kohistan is known for its natural resources, dense forests, exotic species, including Western Tragopan (medium sized brightly plumaged pheasant) and efforts are underway for the inclusion of the city in the global heritage list. Talking exclusively to The Post, National Project...

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LSO Convention 2008 starts at KIU, Gilgit

by Zulfiqar Ali Khan Gilgit, August 26: The ”‘LSO Convention 2008’ organized by Aga Khan Rural Support Program (AKRSP) has been started at Musharraf  hall, Karakoram International University, Gilgit. The convention is scheduled from August 26-28, participated by delegates from different LSOs from Northern Areas and Chitral. The main objective...

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REGIONAL GLACIAL LAKE OUTBURST FLOODS (GLOFs), RISK REDUCTION IN THE HIMALAYAS INITIATIVE, Update for July, 2008

by Amber Masud The Regional GLOF Risk Reduction Project, funded by DIPECHO and UNDP’s Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery (BCPR), aims to address the risks posed by GLOFs in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region comprising India, Pakistan, Nepal and Bhutan through strengthening non-structural and community-based approaches. The activities...

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Op-Ed: Marvi Memon on pushing a bill for Northern Areas

by Ali Al – Hakim What was common between former President Gen. Pervez Musharraf, Aaj TV anchor Syed Talat Hussein, and MNA Marvi Memon is their sporadic and marginal interest in taking a relatively favourable stand on the issue of constitutional rights for the people of GB. In a recent TV...

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Workshop on Resource Mobilization for CSO held in Karachi

by Zulfiqar Ali Khan KARACHI, August 24: The 4-day workshop on resource mobilisation for civil society organisation (CSOs) was  concluded at a local hotel in Karachi, with the conclusion that diversification of funding sources is critical for the existence and sustainability of CSOs. The workshop was organised by Swiss Agency for Development...

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