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  • A new and endemic species of Bhutanese snail documented

    Bhutanese snail - an endemic and new snail species of Bhutan
    Bhutanese snail – an endemic and new snail species of Bhutan

    4 April 2016, Thimphu: A new and endemic species of a Bhutanese snail called Truncatellina bhutanensisspec. nov. has been recently documented by a team of Bhutanese researchers together with researchers from Naturalis Biodiversity Centre, Netherland. This was announced during the talk on Mollusk diversity of Bhutan by Professor Edmund Gittenberger held at DoA conference hall yesterday, initiated by National Biodiversity Centre (NBC), Serbithang. The team collected 600 to 650 shells of 200 different species from as many as 35 places. The shells are maintained at NBC to serve as invertebrate references in the country.

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  • Rural farmers are main holders of TK and must benefit from it

    Participants with Chief guest Hon'ble Secretary of MoAF
    Participants with Chief guest Hon’ble Secretary of MoAF

    29 – 30 March, Thimphu: That the traditional knowledge (TK) are rich in rural areas and that they must benefit, which will contribute towards sustainable conservation of the biological resources, National Biodiversity Centre (NBC) hosted two-day International Seminar on traditional knowledge associated with genetic resources at Thimphu, which concludes today.

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  • Talk on “Mollusk diversity of Bhutan”

    The National Biodiversity Center (NBC) is pleased to invite interested audience to attend the upcoming talk on “Mollusk diversity of Bhutan” by a Mollusk Expert, Professor Edmund Gittenberger of Naturalis Biodiversity Centre, Netherlands.

    The talk will touch upon the diversity, distribution, endemism and morphology of common snails of Bhutan. It is part of the ongoing project on documentation of selected taxa of invertebrates of Bhutan, funded by Bhutan Trust Fund for Environment Conservation (BTFEC) and implemented by NBC.

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  • Invitation of Rates

    The National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang would like to invite rates from eligible firm having valid trade license for the supply of plastic crates to PGR program under NBC.

    The tender documents can be purchased from the adm’s section during the office hours from
    24/02/2016 to 10/03/2016 on payment of Nu. 200/.

    The last date for submission of tender is on 11/03/2016 on/before 11am and it will be opened on same day at 11.30am.

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  • Notice inviting tender

    The National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang, would like to invite sealed bids from the eligible supplier for the supply of Lab Equipment’s for the Centre.

    The tender document can be purchased from Adm’s Office from 15/01/2016 to 01/02/2016 during office hours.
    The submission date of the tender is on 02/02/2016 at/before 11am and will be opened on the same day at 11:30am.

    For details contact: 351218.

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