Climate Change

Persimmon orchards increasing in Shangla, thanks to climate change

The production of persimmon has increased manifold in Shangla during the last few years and now it is supplied directly to market.

Inclusion of ‘Sweet and Green Pakistan’ in plantation campaign sought

It is imperative to include Sweet and Green Pakistan program in the national plantation campaign on the pattern of Clean and Green Pakistan.

Long dry spell delays wheat sowing in Lakki Marwat

Due to long dry spell, the wheat sowing season in southern districts is facing delay which is a cause of grave concern for farmers.

‘Massive potential of olive trees growth in merged districts’

The provincial government is taking practical steps for growing more olive trees in merged tribal districts.

Deforestation a serious problem, but solutions available

Deforestation is a serious problem in Pakistan which is quickly turning green sceneries into barren lands and the process to stop it is slow.

Chilghoza harvesting toolkits distributed in Chitral

Forest Department of Chitral under the FAO chilghoza Project distributed Chilghoza harvesting toolkits among people Shishikoh valley.

KP misses wheat production target by huge margin

The wheat production target in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa could not be achieved due to climate conditions and different diseases of the crops.

Climate change: If we didn’t act today, tomorrow will never come

Pakistan has a culture of protests on roads for every issue, but the pressing issue of climate change is not taken seriously.

Angry mob uproot saplings of plantation campaign in Khyber

The plantation campaign of the government in Khyber tribal district witnessed chaos on Sunday as an angry mob uprooted thousands of newly planted saplings.

PM has promised Rs30b funds for Bara dam: Iqbal Afridi

Member National Assembly and Parliamentary Secretary on States and Frontier Regions (Safron) Iqbal Afridi inaugurated the campaign by planting a sapling.

25 officials suspended over negligence in protecting Kalam forests

Twenty-five officials of the Forest Department, including two district forest officers (DFOs), have been suspended over negligence.

Locusts playing havoc with standing crops in Lakki Marwat

Locusts are playing havoc with the standing crops in Lakki Marwat and now even a large number of locusts have attacked the district with more intensity.

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