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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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  • Presentation of the final draft National Strategies and Action Plan to the RNR-GNHC Committee

    RNR committee pptn 4th Sept 2014 2The final draft National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plan (NBSAP) was presented to the RNR-GNH committee on 4th September 2014 at MoAF conference hall. The current NBSAP is the 3rd revised version of the Biodiversity Action Plan.

    The document was revised through a series of consultations amongst the national task force members and stakeholder workshops over a period of two years, under the coordination of National Biodiversity Centre. Revision is undertaken in line with the principle of maintaining a “living” document which takes into account the changing needs and priorities of the country in biodiversity management. It also demonstrates the national commitment to global efforts in biodiversity management by aligning the national targets with the global Aichi Biodiversity targets, which was endorsed by the heads of the countries in 2010 during the 10th COP at Nagoya, Japan.

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  • Notice Inviting Tender

    National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang, MoAF is pleased to invite sealed bid quotations from the eligible suppliers/dealers having valid trade license for the supply of following items:

    1. Equipment and Lab consumables         –     Nu. 500 (non-refundable)
    2. Hiring of Vehicle                                 –     Nu. 300 (non-refundable)

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