Community-based resource management is the most effective way to conserve threatened and endemic habitats and species in Torghar and Chaghai conservancies. Based on this assumption, the project enables local residents to become guardians of wildlife resources and actively promotes their sustainable use. It explores ways to strengthen the local community management through the creation of an enabling environment and policy framework, as well as training, awareness raising, empowerment and organization of communities, NGOs and local authorities.
To conserve and facilitate the sustainable use of globally significant habitats and species in the Torghar and Chagai/ Noshkii Conservancies.
Awareness of all key stakeholders has been raised about the environmental, economic and social benefits of conservation.
An enabling environment has been developed for community based conservation management.
Conservancy Management has been established & operationalized through the capacity building of local communities, NGOs and relevant Government Institutions.
The selected conservancies have been strengthened and management regimes have been established for conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.
Livelihood sources of local communities have been diversified
|Duration||Aug 2005-June 2012 |
|Budget||USD 1.35 million|
|Total Project Delivery ||USD 0.94 million|
|Proramme Officer||Naveeda Nazir|
UNDP: USD 753,000
STEP: USD 215,000
Government of Baluchistan: USD 110,000
|Knowledge Products of Energy & Environment|