Small Grants Programme

How does the SGP work?

Small Grants Programme
Small Grants Programme
Small Grants Programme

The Scientific Committee - grant giving body

The Scientific Committee (SC) nominated by the Board of Governors of WWF-Pakistan administers the Small Grant Programme. The SC comprises of eminent scientists from diverse backgrounds. The body reviews, approves and monitors the projects submitted. The committee works in accordance with the WWF Global Programme Framework and also provides scientific and technical assistance to WWF-Pakistan when required.

Project Proposal Review Mechanism

The Scientific Committee (SC) meets quarterly to allocate funds to new project proposals. During these meetings, the project executants present their final reports that are discussed and evaluated. The new project proposals are received from interested conservationists on the prescribed format. The committee then decides whether international funding should be sought for a larger, longer term initiative, or whether a further on-site evaluation is required. The Committee also reviews the progress of the on-going projects




Scientific Committee Members as of May 2015

Dr Kauser Abdullah Malik (Chairman)

HEC Distinguished National Professor (Biotechnology)
Dean Postgraduate Studies,
Director, Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC)
Forman Christian College

Hammad Naqi Khan

Director General
WWF-Pakistan

Babar Naseem Khan

Environment and Social Management Specialist

Zahoor Akhter Raja

Collector of Customs
Pakistan Customs

Mahmood Akhter Cheema

Country Representative, IUCN Pakistan

Shahid Rashid Awan,

Deputy Secretary (Planning)
Forest, Wildlife and Fisheries Department

Dr Moin Uddin

Corporate Director Strategy,
Serena Hotels

Dr Kausar Jamal Cheema,

Advisor Research,
Lahore College for Women University

Dr. Aneela Zameer Durrani

Chairperson, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery
University and Veterinary and Animal Sciences

Dr Ejaz Ahmed

Senior Director
WWF-Pakistan

Muhammad Moazamm Khan

Advisor Marine Fisheries
WWF–Pakistan
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