Five-day REDD+ training for forest officials in Pakistan

13 October 2014

A capacity-building workshop for officials of the forest department was inaugurated on Monday by WWF-Pakistan at the Akhtar Hameed Khan National Council for Rural Development (AHKNCRD).

The Satellite Land Monitoring System (SLMS) workshop for REDD+ (Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) aims to build the capacity of officials to highlight the importance of forests and keep deforestation in check.

The five-day workshop has been organised in collaboration with the Climate Change Division, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), AHKNCRD and University of Haripur. The training aims to take the REDD+ preparation further through capacity-building of national stakeholders in developing a robust and transparent National Forest Monitoring System.

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