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  • WCP promotes alternative fuel for nomads

    Grinding biomass produced charcoal
    Grinding biomass produced charcoal

    WCP successfully conducted two days training on producing biomass fuel and use of biomass based cook stoves for 35 nomads from Chhokhor Geog (block), Central Range in close technical collaboration with Watershed Management Division, Department of Forests and Park Services. The training is part of the Asia High Mountains project funded by USAID and routed through WWF Project in WCP. The cook stoves procurement was done with financial support from Bhutan Trust Fund (BTF-EC) in FY 13.

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  • Bhutan Biodiversity Portal hits 1000 Observation mark

    February 28, 2014: After little over two months of the launch of the Bhutan Biodiversity Portal on 17th December 2013, by Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Minister for Agriculture and Forests, the observations in the Bhutan Biodiversity Portal (www.biodiversity.bt ) has raced to 1000.

    The observations were contributed by biodiversity enthusiasts from all walks of life and showcase the country’s rich biodiversity as well as the enthusiasm and interest amongst Bhutanese and others in studying, cherishing and conserving it. Currently, there are more than 140 registered users from Bhutan as well as from outside the country, who share their passion, expertise and love for biodiversity on this portal.

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  • Picture story: New Bangladeshi Ambassador calls on Hon’ble Lyonpo

    His Excellency, Mr. Jishnu Roy Choudhury, new Ambassador-Designate of Bangladesh to Bhutan (left) and Minister for Agriculture and Forests, Hon’ble Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji (right)
    His Excellency, Mr. Jishnu Roy Choudhury, new Ambassador-Designate of Bangladesh to Bhutan (left) and Minister for Agriculture and Forests, Hon’ble Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji (right)

    24 February, Thimphu: His Excellency, Mr. Jishnu Roy Choudhury, new Ambassador-Designate of Bangladesh to Bhutan called on the Minister for Agriculture and Forests, Hon’ble Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji .

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  • 4th Takin Festival

    students at the festival
    students at the festival

    21 February, Gasa: ‘Gasa Dzongkhag unlike other Dzongkhags is limited to industrial development and therefore we must promote eco-tourism in Gasa’ said Dasho Dzongdag, Gasa Dzongkhag during the opening of the fourth Takin Festival held on 21 February coinciding with the birth anniversary of His Majesty the King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.

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