Gilgit Times secures the first ever best story award on climate change adaptation

Gilgit Times Report

World Wild Fund (WWF)-Pakistan in collaboration with International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), conferred the best story award on Gilgit Times in a ceremony held at Islamabad on November 01, 2017. The award was received by senior journalist and Founder of Gilgit Times Mr. Peer Muhammad, who himself contributed the story regarding  climate change implications on the mountain communities and adaptation measures to cope with the phenomenon.   The story titled. Initiative of Drip Irrigation is Ray of Hope for Enhancing Livelihood of Mountain Communities, was published on September 15, 2016. The story  was recognized as the  best  among other submissions. Moreover, it  is worth mentioning that GT has been publishing  research based feature stories on different socio-economic issues, with major focus on climate change and environmental challenges being faced by mountain communities, which has made the mark within short span  of time.