By Mario
Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

Pakistan plans to set up a Geographical Information System (GIS) to monitor changes in the forest cover in the country. A ban on the commercial harvesting of forests will also be lifted for one year and progress will be reviewed through the federal forestry board. The forest management centre in Peshawar has been given the task of preparing plans for all the forests using GIS and satellite imagery techniques.

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