October 9-12, Tsirang: A total of seventy six participants attended the workshop on formulation of REDD + options strategy for Tsirang Dzongkhag at Damphu Resort.
The Dzongkhag level consultative REDD+ (countries’ efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, and foster conservation, sustainable management of forests, and enhancement of forest carbon stocks) strategy development workshop was conducted in two phases.
Lhuentse: To meet the objectives of producing clean milk for safe human consumption and to improve market value chain, the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector trained 25 members of Minjey dairy group including 17 females and 8 males on September 27. The processing of clean and quality milk rely on how farmers handle their cows while milking as well as on good management practices of cattle herd.
The training provided the farmers with hands-on training on clean milk production, types of milking techniques, theoretical session for milk and public health, scientific dairy management practices and processing of yoghurt production.
9 October, S. Jongkhar: Bhutan is one of the unique and advanced countries which implements the Sustainable Development Principles of the Agenda 21, formulated at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, and strongly reaffirmed at the World Summit on Sustainable Development held in Johannesburg in 2002.
September 2017: It is a great moment of pride for Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park (JSWNP) to report to the nation that the presence of one of the most enchanting, yet elusive species, Snow Leopard (Panthera uncia) in the park has now been confirmed. This comes just over a week after the IUCN moved the status of Snow Leopard (Panthera uncia) from ‘Endangered’ to ‘Vulnerable’.