Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

PS-537 ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING, MANAGEMENT AND PROBLEMS

PS-537 ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING, MANAGEMENT AND PROBLEMS


1.         Meaning and Scope of Environmental Planning and Management, development of concepts, carrying capacity and sustainable development.

2.         Environment and its components: Natural vs. man made Environment, Physical, Biological and Cultural components.

3.         A detailed study of Environmental Problems of Pakistan, status of Terrestrial, Aquatic and Atmospheric Ecosystems, Environmental and Human Health.

4.         Environmental control Policies, Instruments and methods.

5.         Organizational and Institutional Framework for Environmental Protection and Management: Scope and Status in Pakistan.

6.         Legislation and Environmental Protection with particular Reference to Pakistan.

7.         Role of Public awareness and community participation in Environmental conservation and Management.

8.         Rehabilitation of Degraded Ecosystems: Mechanisms and Limit-ations; Examples to be quoted from Pakistan e.g. SCARP, Watershed Management Projects etc.


REFERENCES:

1.         Wagner H.W., Environment and Man, Norton, Late edition.

2.         Asian Development Bank, Environmental Planning and Management, 1986.

3.         UNESCO, Environmental Awareriess, Besil Blackwell Ltd., 1986.

4.         Government of Pakistan, Environmental Profile of Pakistan, 1987.

5.         Government of Pakistan, Marine Profile of Pakistan, 1986.

6.         IUCN: An Introduction to world conservation strategy, 1988.

7.         IUCN and Government of Pakistan, Proceeding of the workshop on National Conservation Strategy of Pakistan, 1988.

8.         UNEP, State of the world Environment, Latest edition.

9.       ESCAP, State of Environment in Asia and the Pacific. 

leftThe University of Peshawar is a public sector university in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan. The university was established in October 1950 by Mr. Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan as an offshoot of Islamia College Peshawar, which was founded in 1913.  read more

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