According to Kamran Ali Qureshi, Additional Secretary Environment, Pakistan is confronting daunting challenges of land degradation and desertification, especially in dry-land ecosystems. Qureshi was addressing the inaugural session of two-day national workshop “Role of Geographical Information System & Remote Sensing (GIS & RS) in sustainable land management.” He stressed the important role of GIS in managing land and natural resources to benefit present and future generations.
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