With a US $30 million grant from the
European Commission (EC) announced recently, the
Punjab and North West Frontier provinces in Pakistan
are being targeted for environmental rehabilitation.
Gaspard Dunkelsbuhler, head of the EC delegation in
Pakistan said the grant which be will given over a period
of seven years will be used for cleaning up the environment in these areas and also for incorporating practices of sustainable rural development. The project will be undertaken by the forestry department, the government of Punjab and the World Conservation Union.
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