ISLAMABAD, Feb 26 (Bernama) -- Agriculture experts and research scientists here on Sunday called for reducing green house gas omission up to zero level by 2050 in order to mitigate the climate change challenges, which were posing serious threat for human being as well as for the agriculture sector across the globe, reported Associated Press of Pakistan (APP).
Addressing a pre-press conference of the 4th Climate Change Adaptation, Policy and Science Conference (CCAPS), they stressed the need for adopting an holistic approach to prevent the mountains and glaciers by taking immediate measures to stop the deforestation.
The event is being hosted by Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARDC) in collaboration with International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and LEAD Pakistan, aiming at building a platform for climate change adaptation and resilience, research in the region and create synergies with actions currently conducted or proposed by the other stakeholders.
Speaking on the occasion, Chairman of PARC Dr Yousuf Zafar said the event would be held here from February 26 to 27 and it would be attended by renowned international researchers, policy makers and thought leaders from USA, Canada, Netherlands, India, Bangladesh and Nepal.
He said the conference would facilitate the exchange of knowledge and ideas on science, policy and good practices related to climate change adaptation in Hindu-Kush, Himalayan (HKH) Region, especially across the Indus-Ganges-Brahmaputra River Basins.....