Academy for Democracy

    Mountain Conservation

    By Muhammad Arshad (HWF)

    In Musk Deer National Park, population of indigenous people is increasing rapidly due to lack of sustained indigenous practices. As a result resources are going to be scare that creates environmental security that may also lead to create conflict in the valley.This session will introduce you to the current state of natural environment in Neelum Valley and the threats posed to it. It will also focus on the work of HWF (Himalayan Wildlife Foundation) in this region.

    The session on Mountain Conservation was very informative and gave participants an insight into the wild life, natural habitats and natural resources that are threatened by various practices. This included information about the Musk Deer National Park and other worthwhile initiatives taken by HWF (Himalayan Wildlife Foundation).