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  • Vacancy Announcement

    National Biodiversity Centre invites application for the post of Project Support Officer under the “Implementing the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing in Bhutan” Project. The post is on a contract basis for a period of 24 months with an extension for another 22 months based on performance. The application form along with required documents mentioned below should be submitted to the HRD Office, MoAF latest by 19th November 2014. Applications without the necessary documents will not be considered for short listing. The shortlisted candidate will be announced on 21st November, 2014 through NBC and MoAF websites.

    Position TitlePosition LevelSlotMinimum Qualification
    Project Support OfficerP51Bachelors degree with minimum 2 years of work experience preferably in project management

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  • Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on Invertebrate Documentation Project

    IMG_1142A one-day stakeholder consultation workshop on invertebrate inventory and documentation project funded through Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation (BTFEC) was held on 27 October 2014 at WWF Conference Hall, Thimphu. The workshop was organized by the National Biodiversity Centre (NBC) to consult with the relevant stakeholders for finalization of the taxonomic groups to be taken up through the project and to agree on the project implementation modality.

    13 participants from Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE), RNR- RDC-Yusipang, National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC), College for Natural Resources (CNR), Sherubtse College, Mendrelgang Middle Secondary School, Tsirang and National Biodiversity Centre (NBC) took part in the consultation workshop.

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  • Bhutan at 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity

    Bhutan delegation at CBD COP 12
    Bhutanese delegation at CBD COP 12

    The 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 12) began from 6-17 October 2014 in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province, Republic of Korea, with the theme ‘Biodiversity for Sustainable Development’. The substantive issues under consideration at CBD COP 12 include: assessment of progress in the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020; biodiversity and sustainable development; marine and coastal biodiversity; biodiversity and climate change; biofuels; traditional knowledge; sustainable wildlife management; invasive alien species; synthetic biology; ecosystem conservation and restoration; and resource mobilization. Participants from over 190 countries are attending the meeting.

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  • Presentation of the final draft National Strategies and Action Plan to the members of parliament

    NC.NA pptn 5th Sept 2014_NA_NCOn 5th September, 2014, the National Task Force for the revision of National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plan (NBSAP) presented the final draft NBSAP to the Environment and Urban Development Committee (EUDC) of the National Assembly and Natural Resources and Environment Committee (NREC) of the National Council.

    The objective of the presentation was to create awareness and update the members of the parliament on the revised NBSAP. It was also to receive feedback and comments to strengthen the strategic action plan.

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