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Dr. Babar Shahbaz

RESUME

Institute of Agri. Extension & Rural Development, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan & Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad

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Qualifications

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1. Ph.D.

University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. Pakistan & NCCR North-South Switzerland

Thesis title,"Analysis of institutional changes in forest management and their impact on rural livelihood strategies in NWFP, Pakistan".

2. M.Sc. 1994.1st division.

University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (Pakistan).

Subject Studied: Approaches to rural development in Pakistan, extension education, research methods in social sciencs, interviewing, Advanced positivistic research, Qualitative evaluation, Cotton, wool and synthetic fibres, textile spinning, testing and quallity control, computer programming, statistics etc.

3. B.Sc. 1988. 1st division.

Punjab University (Government College Faisalabad), Pakistan.
Subjects Studied: Physics, Math., english etc.
 
4. Integrated Training Courses, Switzerland, Kyrgyzstan, laos and Switzerland (2002, 2003, 2004 & 2006), National Center for Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South, Switzerland.
 
5.  Critical Analysis for Development (2002), Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad Pakistan
 
6. Use of Statistical Techniques in Research (2003), EU-Asia Link Project, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
 
7. Post-Doctorate Research (2009), Department of Geography, Zurich University, Switzerland.

Climbing a ladder to heaven

Experience

 
Assistant Professor (tenure track, 2009 to date), Institute of Agri. Extension & Rural Development, faculty of Social Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
Responsibilities: Research, Teaching and Outreach.
 
Visiting Fellow (2007 to date), Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad, Pakistan
Responsibilities: Research, consultancy and advocacy in the areas of natural resource management, food security, livelihoods and sustainable livelihoods. Project planning, management and delivery of output.
Research Fellow (2007 to 2009), Sustainable Development Alternatives (SDA), Islamabad, Pakistan.
Responsibilities: Research and advocacy. Accomplishment of NCCR (North-South) related inter- and trans-disciplinary research projects on natural resource management, stakeholders’ analysis and rural poverty in the mountainous regions of Northwest Pakistan
Ph.D. scholar (2002-2007), University of Agriculture, Faisalabad; Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad and NCCR (North-South) Switzerland.
Responsibilities: Ph.D. research project: Analysis of institutional changes in forest management and its impact on rural livelihood strategies in NWFP, Pakistan. Intensive field work in the mountainous regions of Northwest Pakistan

Lecturer (1996-2007), University of Agriculture, Faisalabad Pakistan.

 

Process Officer (1994-1996)
Indus Polyester Company, Industrial Estate Hattar, Distt. Haripur, KPK (Pakistan)

Research Projects

 

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Title

Donor Agency

Duration/ Status

1

Household Food Security and Food Storage/Processing in the Punjab: Implications for Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC)

 

Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Islamabad

 

2012-13

 

(on-going)

2

Food Security and Livelihood Futures in the Resource Scarce Areas of Northwest Pakistan

SDPI (Sustainable Development Policy Institute), Islamabad & NCCR (North-South), Switzerland

2010–2013

 

(ongoing)

3

Sustainable Cotton in Punjab (HEC Indigenous Scholarship – Raees Abbas)

Higher Education Commission, Islamabad

2012-2014

(ongoing)

3

Technology Transfer through Cyber Extension: Helping Communities to Help Themselves

 

Endowment Fund Secretariat, UAF

2011-2014

 

(ongoing)

4

Rural Development in North-West Pakistan: Visions and Practices of Culturally Rooted Social Organizations – Implications for Agri. Extension.

 

Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) Islamabad & NCCR (North-South), Switzerland

 

2011-2013

 

(ongoing)

5

Creating Knowledge Based Society through Agri. Technology Transfer Via FM Radio.

Endowment Fund Secretariat, UAF

 

2011-2012

 

(completed)

6

Social Research to Foster Effective Collaboration and Strengthen Pro-poor Value Chains. Agricultural Sector Linkage Porgramme (ASLP-2)

Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Government of Australia

2011-

(on-going)

 

 

Conferences Attended/ Papers Presented
 
  1. Shahbaz, B., U. Müller-Böker, S. R. Sharma (2012). Livelihood futures in resource-scarce regions: how will food entitlement improve? Theme 2, Session 12. In NCCR North-South. 2012. International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2012): Research for Global Transformation. Pre-conference Proceedings. University of Bern, Switzerland, 20–22 August 2012. NCCR North-South Dialogue 44. Bern, Switzerland. http://icrd.ch/download/outputs/Light_version_conference_reader.pdf

 

  1. Talimand K., B. Shahbaz, U. Geiser (2012). Strengthening trust among stakeholders through mediated dialogues for effective forest governance in Northwest Pakistan. In NCCR North-South. 2012. International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2012): Research for Global Transformation. Pre-conference Proceedings. University of Bern, Switzerland, 20–22 August 2012. NCCR North-South Dialogue 44. Bern, Switzerland. http://icrd.ch/download/outputs/Light_version_conference_reader.pdf

 

  1. Shahbaz, B. (2012). Household food security concerns and coping strategies in disaster and conflict affected areas: The case of Battagram and Mansehra Districts. SDPI’s Fifteenth Sustainable Development Conference 11-13 December 2012 Islamabad, Pakistan.

 

  1. Shahbaz, B., Q.A. Sahah, A.Q. Suleri, S. Commis, and A.A. Malik. (2012). Livelihoods, basic services, and social protection in conflict affected North Western Pakistan. SDPI’s Fifteenth Sustainable Development Conference 11-13 December 2012 Islamabad, Pakistan.

 

 

  1. Gimbage E. M., F. Bomani, B. Shahbaz, S. R. Sharma, N.  Amanzi (2012). Food insecurity and coping strategies in resource-poor semi-arid lowlands in the Pangani river basin, Same District, Tanzania. In NCCR North-South. 2012. International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2012): Research for Global Transformation. Pre-conference Proceedings. University of Bern, Switzerland, 20–22 August 2012. NCCR North-South Dialogue 44. Bern, Switzerland.

 

  1. Luqman, M., and B. Shahbaz. (2012). Social movements and local organizations in the Hazara division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan: Visions and Practices. SDPI’s Fifteenth Sustainable Development Conference 11-13 December 2012 Islamabad, Pakistan.

 

7.     Shahbaz, B. (2010). Access to livelihood assets and social exclusion: some insights form Northwest Pakistan and challenges for future research. SDPI’s 14th Sustainable Development Conference, Islamabad. December 22-24, 2010

 

8.     Ata, Salman and B. Shahbaz (2011). An exploratory study of date palm market chain and its role in farmers’ livelihoods: implications for agri. extension in the peri-urban areas of southern Punjab. Paper presented at ‘International Conference on "Urban, Peri Urban Agriculture: Empowerment and Value Chain Management’. University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.

 

9.     Shahbaz, B., T. Ali, W. Tareen and S. Ali (2011). Social safety nets in conflict affected areas: the case of Battagram. 14th Sustainable Development Conference, SDPI Islamabad. December 13-15, 2011.

 

  1. Livelihood futures in resource scarce area. JACS South Asia Workshop, NCCR (North-South) Katmandu, Nepal. January, 2010

 

  1. Livelihoods and social exclusion. Inception workshop of the RP-2. Regional Co-ordination Office, NCCR (North-South) Kathmandu, Nepal. October 29-30, 2009

 

  1. Dilemmas in participatory forest management in MWFP. SDPI seminar series, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad, 27th July 2009.

 

  1. Analysis of forest reforms in NWFP: need for advocacy and stakeholder dialogues. Paper presented at “Peoples Forest General Assembly”, Organized by Sungi Development Foundation and SDA, April 14, 2009, Abbotabat (Pakistan).

 

  1. Political economy of forest management in Pakistan. Workshop organized by Henry L. Stimson Center USA and Center for Strategic and International Studies Jakarta. July 28-29, 2008, Jakarta, Indonesia.

 

  1. Forests, livelihoods and power relations in Northwest Pakistan. Special lecture organized by Development Study Group, November 2008. Department of Geography, Zurich University Switzerland

 

  1. Analysis of Pakistan’s forest policies. South Asian Regional Workshop on “Protecting Forests and Forest Dwellers: Role of Law”, 16-17 June, 2007 at Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

  1. Actors’ analysis in the context of natural resource governance in Northwest Pakistan. Forthcoming. 10th Sustainable Development Conference. 12-14 December 2007, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) Islamabad.

 

  1. The state, civil society and trust: evaluating the sustainability of decentralized natural resource management project in Pakistan. EASY-ECO Saarbrücken Conference (11 to 14 October, 2006), Germany

 

  1. Institutions for sustainable livelihoods and resource management. Session Convener ESSP Open Science conference, Beijing China. November 2006.

 

  1. Analysis of Myths and Realities of Deforestation in Northwest Pakistan: Implications for Forestry Extension. 9th Sustainable Development Conference, 13-15 December 2006

 

  1. Participatory forest management. 8th Sustainable Development Conference (Troubled times: Sustainable development in the age of extremes), Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad, Pakistan: December 2005

 

  1. Do institutional changes ensure livelihood security and reduce vulnerability of marginalized mountain people: a case study from Pakistan. Paper presented at 6th Open Meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Change Research Community. Bonn, Germany 9-13 October 2005.

 

  1. An analysis of decentralized forest management in the mountain areas of North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. Paper presented at 6th Open Meeting of the Human Dimensions of Global Change Research Community. Bonn, Germany 9-13 October 2005.

 

  1. The impact of forest reforms on some factors of livelihoods vulnerability in the highlands of the Northwest Pakistan. 8th Sustainable Development conference, SDPI, Islamabad, December 2005.

 

  1. Participatory forest management in North West Frontier Province of Pakistan and livelihood strategies of local people. Sustainable Development conference, SDPI, Islamabad, December 2004.

 

  1. Political capital, livelihoods security, and sustainable forest utilization: a case study on devolution of power in Pakistan”. Poster presented at International Conference on Rural Livelihoods, Forests and Biodiversity. Bonn, Germany, May 19-23, 2003.

 

  1. Forest reforms in North West Frontier Province: impact of newly created institutions on livelihood assets of forest users”. Paper presented at Sustainable Development conference, SDPI, Islamabad, December 2003.

 

  1. Participation in forest management: land use and livelihood strategies of forest users in North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan” Paper presented at ‘International Conference on Local Land Use Strategies in a Globalizing World’.21-23 August 2003. Copenhagen, Denmark.

List of Publications (Selected) & Conference Proceedings

Open Book

Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals

 

  1. Luqman, M., B. Shahbaz, T. Ali and M. Iftikhar (2013). Critical analysis of rural development initiatives in Pakistan: implications for sustainable development. Spanish Journal of Rural Development, Vol. IV (1) (DOI: 10.5261/2013.GEN1.02)

 

  1. Luqman, M., B. Shahbaz, I.A. Khan and U. Safdar (2013) Training need for rural women in livestock management: case study of Southern Punjab, Pakistan. J. Agric. Res., 2013, 51(1): 99-1008

 

  1. Shahbaz, B., T. Ali, and M. Awais (2012). Perceived impact of participation in forest management on natural and social capitals in Mansehra district of Pakistan. The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences 22 (4), 1167-1172 (Impact Factor = 0.58)

 

  1. Iftikhar, M., B. Shahbaz and E. E. Zaheer (2012). Properties of air covered yarn as influenced by air pressure and delivery speed: a study for the extension of textile technology. J. Chem. Soc. Pak. 2012 (Impact Factor = 0.2)

 

  1. Ata, S., B. Shahbaz, M. Ahmad and I. A. Khan (2012). Factors hampering date-palm production in the Punjab: a case study of D.G. Khan district. Pak. J. Agri. Sci. 49(2):217-220

 

6.     Nazar, A.,  Iftikhar, M., Shahbaz, B., W. Ishaq (2012). Influence of irrigation water types and stress levels on cotton fibre and yarn quality for different varieties.  Pak. J. Agri. Sci., Vol. 49(4), 597-601; 2012

 

  1. Shahbaz, B., Tanvir Ali and A. Suleri (2011) Dilemmas and challenges in forest conservation and development interventions: Case of Northwest Pakistan. Forest Policy and Economics 13 (2011) 473–478 (Impact Factor = 1.482)

 

  1. Shahbaz B., Tanvir A., Izhar A. K. and Munir A. (2010) An analysis of the problems faced by farmers in the mountains of Northwest Pakistan: challenges for agri. extension. Pak. J. Agri. Sci., Vol. 47(4), 415-418; 2010

 

  1. Mahmood, S., I. A. Khan, A.A. Maann, B. Shahbaz, and S. Akhtar (2010). Role of international migration in agricultural development and farmers livelihoods: A case study of an agrarian community. Pak. J. Agri. Sci., Vol. 47(3), 297-301; 2010

 

  1. Khan, I. A., S.Mahmood, G. Yasin, and B. Shahbaz (2010) Impact of international migration on social protection of migrants families left behind in agrarian communities of  district Toba Tek Signh, Punjab, Pakistan. Pak. J. Agri. Sci., Vol. 47(4), 425-428; 2010

 

  1. Wattoo, A., T. Ali, , A.J. Khan, and B. Shahbaz (2010). Stakeholders’ role and interactions in context of forestry extension interventions in the Northwest Pakistan. Pak. J. Agri. Sci., Vol. 47(2), 173-177; 2010.

 

  1. Shahbaz B., T. Ali (2009). Donor-driven Participatory Forest Management and ‘Local Social Realities’: Insights from Pakistan. Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies Vol. 1, No. 2, 35-59.

 

13.  Shahbaz B., G. Mbeyale and T. Haller (2008). Trees, trust and the state: analysis of participatory forest governance in Pakistan and Tanzania. J. International Development. 20, 641-653 (Impact Factor = 0.878)

14.  Shahbaz, B., T. Ali and A. Suleri (2007). A critical analysis of forest policies of Pakistan: implications for sustainable livelihoods. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies of Global Change 12(4): 441-453

  1. Ali, T., M. Ahmad, B. Shahbaz, A. Suleri (2007) Impact of participatory forest management on vulnerability and livelihood assets of forest dependent communities in Northern Pakistan. International Journal for Sustainable Development and World Ecology, 14(2): 211-223. (Impact Factor = 0.965)

 

  1. Ali, T, M. Ahmad, B. Shahbaz, and A. Suleri (2007) Impact of participatory forest management on financial assets of rural communities in Northwest Pakistan. Ecological Economics, 63(2007): 588-593. (Impact Factor = 2.7)

 

17.  Ali, T., B. Shahbaz and A. Q. Suleri (2006) Analysis of myths and realities of deforestation in Northwest Pakistan: implications for forestry extension. International J. Agric. and Biol. 8(1):107-110 (Impact Factor = 0.7)

  1. Shahbaz, B. and N. A. Jamil (2005). Influence of various bleaching agents on bleaching of cotton knitted fabrics. J. Chem. Soc. Pak. 27(6), 2005: 572-574. (Impact Factor = 0.2)

 

  1. Interaction study of staple length and fineness of cotton with ultimate yarn regularity and hairiness.  Pak. J. Appl. Sci. 4(1) 2004: 48-52
  2. Tusief, M.Q., B. Shahbaz, S.M. Nawaz and M. Rashid (2008). Effect of multi source dye-application and important process variable on the tensile strength (warp wise and fill wise) of denim fabric. J. Chem. Soc. Pak. 30(1): 38-41 (Impact factor = 0.2)

 

  1. Jamil, N.A., B. Shahbaz, M. Q. Tosief and U. Hameed (2007). Minimizing stickiness from imported cottons by using chemical additives and their ultimate effect on tensile properties of yarn. Int. J. Agri. Biol., 9(4 ): 653-656

 

  1. Nawaz, S. M., B. Shahbaz, M. Iftikhar and M. Ilyas (2003) Cotton and polyester double rove feeding effect on blend yarn imperfections. Int. J. Agri. Biol., Vol. 5, No. 3: 363-366

 

  1. Shahbaz, B. (2005). Factors affecting the geometric and tensile properties of cotton stretch knitted fabrics. Pak. J. Sci. Ind. Res. 48(2), 2005: 135—141

 

  1. Shahbaz, B., A. Farooq, M. Asgher and K. Hassan (2005). Performance evaluation of exotic and indigenous cullulolytic enzymes as denim stone wash substitute. J. Chem. Soc. Pak. 27(6): 662-666 (Impact Factor = 0.2)

 

  1. Jamil, N.A., B. Shahbaz, M. Iftikhar and Z. U. Haq (2004). Effect of multiple processing variables upon yarn imperfection by using combed sliver in open-end spinning machine. Int. J. Agri. Biol., Vol. 6, No. 6: 1053-1055.

 

  1. Shahbaz, B., N. A. Jamil, A. Farooq and F. Saleem (2003). Comparative Study of Quality Parameters of Knitted Fabric from Air-jet and Ring Spun Yarn. Journal of Applied Sciences 5 (2): 277-280, 2005

 

  1. Shahbaz, B., S.M. Nawaz and M. Ahmad (2001). Chemical composition and physical properties of cotton fibre, as affected by some endotoxin deactivation treatments. J. Chem. Soc. Pak. 23(3), 2001:187-190 (Impact Factor = 0.2)

 

  1. Influence of cotton fibre fineness & staple length upon yarn lea-strength. Int. J. Agric. & Biol. 2003. 5(4): 642-644

 

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Anthologies, Book Chapters and Working Papers

  • Geiser U, Müller-Böker U, B. Shahbaz, B. Steimann, S. Thieme. (2011). Towards an analytical livelihoods perspective in critical development research. In: Wiesmann U, Hurni H, editors; with an international group of co-editors. Research for Sustainable Development: Foundations, Experiences, and Perspectives. Perspectives of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South, University of Bern, Vol. 6. Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia, pp 257–271.
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  • Geiser U., P. Bottazzi, M. Epprecht, G. Fokou, A. Fritschi, R. Ramakumar, B. Shahbaz, B. Steimann, B. Strasser B. (2011). Access to livelihood assets: Inclusion, exclusion, and the reality of development interventions. In: Wiesmann U, Hurni H, editors; with an international group of co-editors. Research for Sustainable Development: Foundations, Experiences, and Perspectives. Perspectives of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South, University of Bern, Vol. 6. Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia, pp 313–330.

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·       Ali, S., Ali, T., Ahmad M. and Shahbaz, B. (2011). Agricultural extension in Pakistan: A perspective of past and present. International conference on prospect and challenges to sustainable agriculture. University of AJ & K. P-21

 

  • Shahbaz B., C.P. Vinod, U. Geiser , T. Sadaf , L. Schärer, Müller-Böker U. (2010). Access to livelihood assets: Insights from South Asia on how institutions work. In: Hurni H, Wiesmann U, editors. Global Change and Sustainable Development: A Synthesis of Regional Experiences from Research Partnerships. Perspectives of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South, University of Bern, Vol. 5. Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia.

 

  • Upreti B.R., B. Shahbaz, S.R. Sharma, C.P. Vinod (2010). The state, resource governance, and conflict: Reflections from South Asia. Global Change and Sustainable Development: A Synthesis of Regional Experiences from Research Partnerships. Perspectives of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South, University of Bern, Vol. 5. Bern: Geographica Bernensia.

 

 

  • Suleri, A., Shahbaz, B., U. Geiser (2008). Stakeholders of natural forests in North West Frontier Province of Pakistan: typology, influence and conflicts. Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Islamabad and Sama pubs. Karachi.

 

  • Shahbaz, B. and T. Ali (2006) Participatory forest management. In Troubled times: Sustainable development in the age of extremes. Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad, Pakistan: 148-158.

 

  • Shahbaz, B. and T. Ali (2003) Sustainable livelihoods framework and the state of forests in mountain areas of Northwest Pakistan. In “Mountains of Pakistan- protection, potential and prospects”. Eds. Mufti S.A., Hussain, S. and Khan, A. A. Global Change Impact Studies Center (GCISC), Islamabad (Pakistan).

 

  • Shahbaz, B. (2003). Participation in forest management: land use and livelihood strategies of forest users in North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan”.  Local land use strategies in a globalizing world: shaping sustainable social and natural environment. Ed. Mertz, O., Wadley, R. and Christensen, A. E., ‘International Conference on Local Land Use Strategies in a Globalizing World’.21-23 August 2003. Copenhagen, Denmark.

 

Books

 

  1. Shahbaz, B. (2009). Dilemmas in Participatory forest management in Pakistan: the livelihoods perspectives. Human Geography / Schriftenreihe Humangeographie, vol. 25; Department of Geography, Zurich University, Switzerland.

 

  1. Suleri, A., Shahbaz, B., Haq, S., Mehmood, N., Khan, G. (2009) Livelihoods Assets Atlas of Mountainous Districts of NWFP, Pakistan. Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Sector F-6/3 Islamabad.

 

  1. Shahbaz, B., U. Geiser and A. Suleri (forthcoming). Forests, livelihoods and relation of powers. (Edited book)

 

4.     Muhammad, S., B. Shahbaz, S. Ali and G. A. Khan (Eds.) (2013 – in press). Recent trends, challenges, and future strategies of agri. extension in Pakistan. University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.

 

Policy Briefs

 

1.   Shahbaz B, Geiser U. (2012). Towards sustainable forest governance in northwest Pakistan. Evidence for Policy Series, Regional edition South Asia, No. 7, ed. Bishnu Raj Upreti. Kathmandu : NCCR North-South.

 

2.   Upreti, B.R., B. Shahbaz (2010). Mediated policy dialogues to address conflict over natural resource governance. Evidence for Policy Series, Regional edition South Asia, No. 2, ed. Bishnu Raj Upreti. Kathmandu, Nepal: NCCR North-South.

 

Newspaper Articles / Popular Articles 

 

1.   Shahbaz, B. M. Anjum Ali and Salman Ata (2013). Cyber extension – an ICT based solution for agricultural technology transfer in the Punjab. The Nation Feb. 10, 2013.

 

2.   Khan, G.A., B. Shahbaz (2012). Reviving traditional ideas for sustainable agriculture. Pakistan Observer. 21 October, 2012. Islamabad.

 

3.   Shahbaz, B., T. Ali (2011). Agricultural extension in Punjab – decentralized or dispersed. The Nation. October 5, 2011.

 

4.   Amir, M., T. Ali and B. Shahbaz (2011). Ghazai adum-tuhaffaz – aik alamgir masla (Food insecurity – a global concern). Urdu publication. Zari Digest, April-2011: 78-79.

 

5.     Shahbaz, B., M. Ahmad, S. Ata (2011). Sailab zada ilaqoon main khajoor ka ghazai tuhaffuz mai kirdar (Urdu). Role of date-palm in the food security of flood affected areas. Zari Digest, Golden Jubilee Number-2011: 46(1):117

 

6.   Ata, S. and Shahbaz, B. (2010). Date palm for poverty reduction and food security. The Nation Daily, August 30, 2010, Islamabad.

 

7.   Shahbaz, B (2009). Challenges of poverty reduction and sustainable development in Pakistan. The Pakistan Observer, Islamabad. April 17, 2009 (special report)

 

8.   Shahbaz, B & Geiser, U. (2009) “Donor-driven” forest governance in northwest Pakistan – challenges and future outlook. In Forests, landscapes and governance: multiple actors, multiple roles Edited by Jane Carter, Kaspar Schmidt ,Patrick Robinson Thomas Stadtmüller and Arjumand Nizami. Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC, 2009.

 

9.   Geiser, U. and Shahbaz, B. (2009). Trust restores trees. in KFPE (2009) Cooperating for success: Benefits of research partnerships with developing countries, Bern, Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT).

 

10.                    Shahbaz, B (2008). Sustainable development and natural resource management in Pakistan. The Pakistan Observer, Islamabad. March 31, 2008 (special report)

 

  1. Shahbaz, B. and T. Ali (2003) Forests friendly development. The News on Sunday (Political Economy Section). October 19, 2003

 

  1. Shahbaz, B. (2002) Participatory development: Let the people develop themselves. The News (Political Economy Section), September 8, 2002.

 

  1. Shahbaz, B. (2002) Rethinking the rights of mountain people. The News on Sunday (Political Economy Section). December 15, 2002.

 

  1. Shahbaz, B. (2002) Participatory development: Involving stakeholders to evolve policies and strategies. SDPI Research & News Bulletin. Vol. 9, No. 4, July-August 2002.

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