Partners and supports

Strategic and Policy Partner

Partners in this category support development and formulation of mountain-specific development strategies, policies and legislation. These key partners include focal ministries, national and regional organisations, and global partners, and the partnerships are usually formalized through a MoU.

  1. Ministry of National Food Security and Research – Nodal Agency
  2. Aga Khan Rural Support programme (AKRSP)
  3. Forest Wildlife and Environment, Ministry of KPK
  4. Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD)
  5. National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences
  6. Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC)
  7. Pakistan National Planning Commission
  8. Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA)
  9. Pir Mehr Ali Shah ARID Agriculture University & Consortium of Research and Development Organizations (PMAS-AAUR & CRDO)
  10. School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
  11. Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
  12. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CCI)
Implementation Partner

Partners in this category include operational partners and research partners. They support regional programme implementation either individually in the RMCs or through the consortium of partners, usually formalized through a LoA with financial obligations.

  1. Aga Khan Rural Support programme (AKRSP)
  2. Bio-inspired Simulation & Modeling of Intelligent life laboratory
  3. Forest Wildlife and Environment Development
  4. Institute of Space Technology (IST)
  5. Karakoram International University (KIU)
  6. Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD)
  7. Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC)
  8. Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE)
  9. Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD)
  10. Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA)
  11. Pakistan Wildlife Foundation
  12. Rural Support Programme Network (RSPN)
  13. World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
Knowledge Partners and Network

Partners in this category include universities and academic institutions; regional and global network organisations; science partners and thematic networks; institutions engaged in advocacy, outreach, knowledge sharing and exchange and dissemination including media organisations and publication houses.

  1. Central Karakoram National Park
  2. COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
  3. Ev-K2-CNR
  4. FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance
  5. Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI) , Bio-inspired Simulation and Modeling of Intelligent Life Laboratory (BiSMiL)
  6. Global Change Impact Studies Centre- GCISC
  7. Government of Gilgit-Baltistan
  8. IUCN Pakistan
  9. Khunjerab National Park (KNP)
  10. National Centre of Excellence in Geology (NCEG-P), University of Peshawar
  11. Natural Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)
  12. NWFP Agricultural University
  13. Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR)
  14. Pakistan Forest Institute
  15. Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO)
  16. University of Peshawar
  17. University of Swat