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Afforestation in Swat to Reduce Emissions

by HUJRA Village Support Organization
Afforestation in Swat to Reduce Emissions


This project will plant 100,000 trees and run an awareness campaign to help reduce adverse implications of environmental degradation and raising pollution on lives of 279,914 residents of Mingora City. The project will involve govt. deptts., CSOs, corporate sector, academia and citizens both in the campaign, raising funds for the initiative and taking care of the plantation. This project will also contribute to the "Clean and Green Pakistan" movement launched by the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

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Mingora city is in the grip of air, water and land pollution with high levels of smog, contaminated water and solid waste with no disposal system. The situation has resulted in various health related issues badly affecting lives of the residents.Huge traffic, increased number of hotels and other trading activities in the city coupled with the lack of institutional arrangements, in competent management and lack of citizens' awareness are the major factors responsible for this situation.


This project will contribute to reduce pollution in the City by raising mass awareness and engage all stakeholders in practical measures for environmental rehabilitation like plantation, waste disposal, awareness walks, seminars, etc. CSO, academia, concerned/ government departments will be sensitised and motivated to plan and conduct environment friendly activities in the city with support of the project.

Long-Term Impact

1. Clean and green city with reduced air and water pollution having positive impacts on health of the residents. 2. Proper disposal of solid waste by the citizens and traders 3. Sensitised and motivated stakeholders including conducting and promoting environment friendly activities in the city.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).



Organization Information

HUJRA Village Support Organization

Location: Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa - Pakistan
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Project Leader:
Mohammad Kamran
Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan

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