Pakistan. Government plans to cover 800,000 hectares area under SLMP

16.01.2017

The government is planning to cover an area of around 800,000 hectares in 200 villages of 14 districts of the country under Sustainable Land Management Programme. The integrated activities will be performed in agriculture, forest, irrigation, livestock, rangelands and soil conservation/stabilisation sectors.

This was briefed to a meeting of the Programme Steering Committee on the Sustainable Land Management Programme (SLMP, Phase-II) that took place here on Friday in the chair of Secretary Ministry of Climate Change Syed Abu Ahmad Akif. Ministry of Climate Change is taking care of the programme in partnership with United Nations Development Programme-Pakistan (UNDP) and Global Environment Facility (GEF).


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