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Socio-economic drivers of deforestation in Roghani Valley, Hindu-Raj Mountains, Northern Pakistan
Deforestation and associated ecological disturbances are the issues of global concern. Researchers have investigated a number of driving forces which accelerate the rate of deforestation at local andExpand
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Forest Dilemma in the Hindu Raj Mountains Northern Pakistan: Impact of Population Growth and Household Dynamics
Mountain ecosystems are fragile and sensitive to changes. The past few decades have witnessed substantial changes in every aspect of the bio-physical and socio-cultural environment of the northernExpand
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Shrinking greenery: Land use and land cover changes in Kurram Agency, Kohi Safid Mountains of north-western Pakistan
Deforestation and other Land Use and Land Cover (LULC) changes, driven by variety of physical and anthropogenic factors, have altered the mountainous environment. Mountains around the world includingExpand
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Dynamics of communal land degradation and its implications in the arid mountains of pakistan: A study of District Karak, Khyber Pakhtunkuwa
Similar to other areas of Pakistan, land resources in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) is kept under various ownership regimes for socio-economic and ecological benefits. For the last three to four decades,Expand
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Community Based Natural Resource Management in Roghani Valley, Northern Pakistan
AbstractFacing the scarcity of natural resources, high environmental risks and threats, and undependable accessibility, most of the mountain communities have evolved indigenous sustenance strategiesExpand
Handling The Scarce Mountains’ Resources: Role Of Indigenous Tenure Arrangements In Land Management In Roghani Valley Northern Pakistan
Generally the mountainous areas have a limited resource base whereas population is continuously growing which increases pressure on the already scarce natural resources. However, to maintain aExpand
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Outmigration Remittance Inflow and Sustainable Land Management in Dry Areas of Pakistan: Observations from Karak District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
IntroductionIn dry areas with subsistence agriculture and declining land productivity, adoption to off-farm activities is the only choice for the inhabitants to maintain subsistence livelihoodExpand
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Household Economy, Food Security and Rural: A Study of Village Latamber in Southern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan
Majority of the rural inhabitants in Pakistan earn their livings from agriculture and other natural resources. In traditional societies, activities related to agriculture and natural resources areExpand
Paradigm Shift from Conventional to Islamic Banking System: A Case of the Conversion of Taqwa Islamic Banking in Pakistan
Muhammad Mushtaq* Ahmed The paradigm shift in banking industry from conventional to Islamic system of banking has been evident in previous decade. Conventional institutions are also either setting-upExpand
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Indigenous land tenure system in the Hindu-Raj Mountains, Pakistan: development, transformation and implications
In mountainous areas, land tenure systems are mostly introduced by local inhabitants in accordance with the prevailing physical and anthropogenic conditions of the area. The locally introduced landExpand