Naeem Ashraf Raja

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Naeem Ashraf Raja
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Born 1967
Residence Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation Director Biodiversity, Pakistan
Employer Government of Pakistan

Naeem Ashraf Raja (Urdu: نعیم اشرف راجہ) is the Director of biodiversity in the Federal Government of Pakistan.[1] A fellow of LEAD Pakistan,[2] Raja previously served as the Assistant Inspector General of Forests in the Ministry of Environment.[3] Besides his environmental work with the government of Pakistan, Raja has also worked in the Palas valley with the Himalyan Jungle Project,[4] the Chiltan Markhor Preservation Project, and has also done consultancy work with Pakistan Wildlife Foundation.[5] Along with his work for the environment, Raja has also published his field research[6] in several venues,[7][8] presented his research at international conferences[9][10] and also reviews environment-related submissions for Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies.[11] Raja often opines on the dangers to Pakistani forests[12] and biodiversity and recently was also one of the two Pakistani delegates in Geneva to have won a $3.8 million Forest Carbon Partnership Facility Readiness grant for Pakistan.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Convention on Biological Diversity". Retrieved 22 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Raja, Naeem Ashraf (151). "Leadership Development Programme". Retrieved 23 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Workshop on "Forest Carbon Stock Assessment for REDD in Pakistan" from Feb 13-18". OnePakistanNews. Retrieved 23 August 2011. 
  4. ^ Raja, N. A; P. Davidson; et al. (1999). "The birds of Palas, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan". Forktail. 15: 77–85. Retrieved 23 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Pakistan Wildlife Foundation". Retrieved 23 August 2011. 
  6. ^ Raja, N. A; P. Davidson; et al. (1999). "The birds of Palas, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan". Forktail. 15: 77–85. Retrieved 23 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Shrubs in Spate Irrigation Areas of Pakistan". Retrieved 24 August 2011. 
  8. ^ "MUSK DEER SURVEY IN KABKOT NULLAH, PALAS VALLEY, DISTRICT KOHISTAN, NWFP, PAKISTAN". Retrieved 24 August 2011. 
  9. ^ "Fifth Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity: Ecosystems and people - Development and biodiversity - The road to 2010 and beyond". Retrieved 24 August 2011. 
  10. ^ "International Conference on Managing Forests for Poverty Reduction". Retrieved 24 August 2011. 
  11. ^ "Advisory Review Committee". Retrieved 24 August 2011. 
  12. ^ Craig, Tim (2014). "Energy shortages force Pakistanis to scavenge for wood, threatening tree canopy". The Washington Post. Retrieved 20 May 2015. 
  13. ^ Khan, Rina Saeed. "Earthly matters: Can Pakistan's forests be saved?". Article. Daily Dawn. Retrieved 5 February 2014. 

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