October 19, Thimphu: Two weeks training on Global Positioning System (GPS) and Geographical Information System (GIS) started at the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE). Twenty six participants from different territorial divisions under the Forestry Department are attending the training.
The training will covered lectures, demonstration, hands-on exercise and field survey. Participants are expected to learn how to collect, integrate and interpret data using GIS software and GPS equipment.
The training is funded by REDD+ Readiness Programme of Bhutan supported by Forest Carbon Partnership Facility, World Bank through Watershed Management Division.
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