Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

PS-818 ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING, MANAGEMENT AND PROBLEMS

PS-818 ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING, MANAGEMENT AND PROBLEMS:

A detailed study of Environmental Problems of Pakistan, status of Terrestrial, Aquatic and Atmospheric Ecosystems, Environmental and Human Health. Environment and its components: Natural vs. man made Environment, Physical, Biological and Cultural components. Environmental control Policies, Instruments and methods. Legislation and Environmental Protection with particular Reference to Pakistan. Meaning and Scope of Environmental Planning and Management, development of concepts, carrying capacity and sustainable development. Organisational and Institutional Framework for Environmental Protection and Management: Scope and Status in Pakistan. Rehabilitation of Degraded Ecosystems: Mechanisms and Limitations; Examples to be quoted from Pakistan e.g. SCARP, Watershed Management Projects etc. Role of Public awareness and community participation in environmental conservation and Management.

 

SUGGESTED READINGS:

Asian Development Bank., Environmental Planning and Management, 1986.

ESCAP, State of Environment in Asia and the Pacific.

Government of Pakistan, Environmental Profile of Pakistan, 1987.

Government of Pakistan, Marine Profile of Pakistan, 1986.

IUCN and Government of Pakistan, Proceeding of the workshop on National Conservation Strategy of Pakistan, 1988.

IUCN: An Introduction to world conservation strategy, 1988.

UNEP, State of the world Environment, Latest edition.

UNESCO, Environmental Awareness, Besil Blackwell Ltd., 1986.

Wagner H.W., Environment and Man, Norton, Late edition.

leftThe University of Peshawar is a public sector university in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan. The university was established in October 1950 by Mr. Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan as an offshoot of Islamia College Peshawar, which was founded in 1913.  read more

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