Depletion of Forest Resources

Hassan, Bilal
April 2006
Economic Review (05318955);Apr2006, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p23
The article assesses the forest resources of Pakistan and discusses on some plan and program to address its depletion. The forest statistics of the country is 4.8 percent, composed of moist and dry temperate, scrub, tropical thorn, man-made irrigated, mangrove and farm type, feared to be depleted due to different factors. To mobilize forest resources, the author suggested organizing local communities to assist forest management and promotes social and agro-forestry in villages, among others.


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