Forest Neghabans receive training on Forest closure management.
Chitral: To streamline the Forest conservation and
conservation of natural regeneration on scientific lines in Chitral
forest, about 55 forest Neghabans were trained on forest closures,
monitoring and improvement in natural regeneration.
Sayed Kamran Hussain Shah Regional Head WWF-Pakistan Peshwar was
the key resource persons who delivered lectures at the one -day
workshop organized by WWF –Chitral.
The trainees were given training on establishment of forest
closures, its criteria, mapping, planting techniques, regeneration
improvements etc. “It was a good training as we learn a lot from
this training regarding closures management and its improvement
said Mr. Sheakh Innayat, Chairman VCC Rumboor, one of the training
The trainees belonged to Chitral Tehsil – Rumboor, Bumburate, Ayun,
Drosh, Borir Bokhtooli and – falling in the jurisdiction of Chitral
Wildlife Sub Division Chitral. “The training was very useful and we
hope it will help us when we are in the field,” said a trainee.
Mr. Ajaz Ahmad District Head, Directorate of Non Timber Forest
Products Khyber Pukhtunkhaw Forest Department Chitral, who was the
chief guest at the concluding ceremony, stressed the need for hard
work in successful implementation of forest closures concept and
conservation of natural regeneration. At the end certificates of
participation were distribution among the participants.