World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF)
Building Ecological and Economic Security for Marginalized Mountain People
In mountain ecosystems, the lives of humans, animals and nature are intertwined. Climate change has become a global environmental issue with its impact on mountain ecosystems – agriculture, livestock and tourism – well known. With an academic degree in environmental sciences, professional background in community-based natural resource management and sustainable development, Rukhsana is focused on the ecological, social and economic security of Pakistan’s marginalized mountain communities. The overall goal of The World Wide Fund for Nature’s project; is to target these fragile mountain ecosystems and minimize adverse impacts of climate change on the most fragile natural ecosystems and vulnerable mountain communities so that they can live in harmony with nature.