Socio-economic drivers of deforestation in Roghani Valley, Hindu-Raj Mountains, Northern Pakistan

  title={Socio-economic drivers of deforestation in Roghani Valley, Hindu-Raj Mountains, Northern Pakistan},
  author={Fazlur Rahman and Fazlul Haq and Iffat Tabassum and Ihsan Ullah},
  journal={Journal of Mountain Science},
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 and regional levels. These include poverty, population growth, market demand and prices, political instability, agricultural expansion and changes in property right and ownership regimes. This paper seeks to explore the impacts of population growth, changing tenure system and other socioeconomic… 

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