Natural Resource Management

Community forestation and protection of natural resources including fresh water sources have been part of intervention of SDF in the northern parts of the country over the years. SDF has been working closely with the communities in organizing local communities for protection of forests, natural water reservoirs and ways which are major part of livelihood for forest communities. Sungi works to minimize dependence of local communities on forest particularly for domestic use including firewood.

In purist of achieving this goal, Sungi, along with local communities, has fought long battle against the timber mafia in the country. Sungi remains engage with relevant government departments for adequate policy reforms for illegal wood cutting and effective implementation of policies at the local level. Sungi has also been a frontline proponent for environmental protection from mega infrastructure projects and rehabilitation of affected communities including Ghazi Brotha Dam and New Murree Project.

Previous Projects

Democratic Rights & Citizen’s Education Program (DRCEP)
funded by The Asia Foundation, of 1,716,898 PKR, in Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi, Karak, Chitral, from June 2001 – Sep 2001.
Capacity Building of Elected Councilors
funded by Royal Netherlands Embassy, of 2,721,654 PKR, in KPK Province, from Jan 2002 – Sep 2003.
Mobilization of Women Voters in Pakistan
funded by The Asia Foundation, of 13,729,850 PKR, in Mansehra, Abbottabad, from Sep 2006 – Dec 2008.
Supporting Transparency, Accountability and Electoral process in Pakistan (STAEP)
funded by DFID, of 37,757,188 PKR, in Haripur, Mansehra, Battagram, Abbottabad, from Feb 2009- Aug 2013.
Long Term Election Observation and Oversight Project
funded by The Asia Foundation, of PKR 5,146,700, in Abbottabad, Haripur, Mansehra, Tor Ghar, Battagram, from Jan 2013-Dec 2013.
Capacity Building of political parties on 18th amendment
Funded by DFID, in Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa, from July 2013 - Sep 2013.
AAWAZ Voice and Accountability Project
Funded by DFID, of 539,787,165 PKR, in Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Swabi, Upper Dir, Attock, from Sep 2012 – May 2017.

Ongoing Projects

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