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Two days workshop on Ecosystem: Press Release

By Qasim Ali:

Gilgit, August 6:Mountain Agricultural Research Center (MARC) and WWF-Pakistan under the framework of ICIMOD, HICAP programme has planned to hold a 2 days HICAP provincial workshop on “Managing Mountain Ecosystems for Livelihoods in Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral (GBC)” with the aim of discussing climate impacts on fragile mountain ecosystems and possible adaptation measures for education, awareness and policy guidance, at Serena Hotel, Gilgit on August 7-8, 2014.

Mr. Khadim Hussain Saleem, Secretary Forest, Wildlife and Environment Department, GB will be chairing the workshop. The workshop is expected to be attended and addressed by high officials of GB Government, KIU, ICIMOD, MARC, WWF, AKRSP and Community Members from different parts of GB.

The envisaged workshop is considered to be a progressive activity as it will shed light on key issues, challenges and possible interventions regarding climate change, ecosystem and livelihood in GBC.

For further information:

Dr. Babar Khan


WWF-Pakistan, Gilgit Office

Ph: 05811-455658, Email: bkhan@wwf.org


Mr. Shafiullah


Mountain Agricultural Research Center (MARC), PARC, Juglote

Ph: 03555402188

Email: shafiullah59@yahoo.com

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