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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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  • Bilateral meeting between MoAF and NLC

    Meeting in progress1 September, Thimphu: The Hon’ble Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji chaired a bilateral meeting held between the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests and National Land Commission (NLC). The meeting discussed the implementation modalities for Sokshing and Tsamdro guidelines including issues related to lease of government reserved lands for commercial agriculture. Also present were the Hon’ble Secretary for NLC, Dasho Pem Tshewang and senior officials from the Ministry and NLC.

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  • Picture Story

    Handing taking ceremony28 August, 2014. Mr. Sangay, serving as a Forestry Specialist at PPD and previously as a Program Director of Agriculture and Marketing Enterprise Program in Khangma was appointed as the new Director for the SAARC Forestry Center. Mr. Sangay received the Tashi Khadar from Hon’ble MoAF Minister Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji. The event also included the signing of handing taking note with previous Director Dr. Sangay Wangchuk in presence of Hon’ble Lyonpo followed by Tashi Khardar from staff and well wishers.

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