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Forests

1/3rd of Pakistan

Importance of Forests

Types of Forests

Types

Examples of Areas

Alpine Forests

Northern Areas (Dir, Chitral)

Coniferous Forests

Northern Areas, KPK, Rwp,


Isb, Quetta

Riverain Forests

Along the bank of River


Indus and its tributries

Mangroves

Indus Delta, Hab Delta

Irrigated Forests

Changa Manga near


Lahore,
Wan Bachran in Thal,
Chichawatni in Sahiwal

Share of Forests in Pakistan by


areas

Solution to the Problems


Supplying irrigation facilities to deforested
areas.
Reserving land for fuel wood plantation only.
Creating awareness about hazards of
deforestation.
Reduce pressure on forests.
Improving techniques, nurseries.
Forests management.
Sustainable forestry.