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Legislation
Pakistan
Asia
Southern Asia

This Act recognizes the power of the Provincial Government to temporarily regulate, restrict or prohibit certain activities in any area subject to erosion and take up reforestation and soil conservation programmes.The Provincial Government may also require owners or occupiers of land subject to erosion to execute works or take measures as specified in the Act and which shall include: the levell

Legislation
Pakistan
Asia
Southern Asia

This Act provides for the speedy reclamation and improvement of waterlogged and saline areas and the prevention of damage to maximise agriculture production.The Act’s main objectives are to: control operations of tube wells; regulate groundwater supplies; increase revenues; etc.The Act further provides for the establishment of the Punjab Land and Water Development Board and defines its internal

Journal Articles & Books
Eastern Africa
Northern Africa
Pakistan
Morocco
Ethiopia
Sudan
Turkey

Desertification is nowhere more serious than in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), stretching from Pakistan in the east to Morocco in the west, and from Ethiopia and Sudan in the south to Turkey in the north. Yet, many MENA countries have successfully rehabilitated large areas.

Journal Articles & Books
United States of America
Pakistan

2005 was a year of natural disasters.The impacts of the tsunami in the Indian Ocean, Hurricanes Katrina and Stan, and the Pakistan earthquake prompted calls for better disaster prevention and preparedness systems.

Legislation
Pakistan
Asia
Southern Asia

This Act provides for land reforms by prescribing the maximum limits of property which may be owned, held, possessed or controlled by any person. The Act consists of 9 Chapters divided into 35 sections.Chapter II provides for restrictions on ownership and possession of land.