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  • Consultation meeting for Bhutan for Life initiative held

    The consultation meeting for ‘‘Bhutan for Life initiative’’ was held at the Natural Resources Development Cooperation Limited  hall in Thimphu from June 18-22 to ensure strong network of protected areas and biological corridors in the country.

    The Hon'ble Sanam Lyonpo graced the inaugural sessionAround 200 participants from various Dzongkhags and regions attended the meeting where they also discussed regarding the coordination gaps and issues in the field offices.

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  • Kyrgyz Delegation calls on the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo

    June 25, Thimphu: The Kyrgyz Delegation of ten members led by His Excellency Nurbek Murashev, the Minister of Agriculture, Food Industry and Melioration of the Kyrgyz Republic met with the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo and other senior officials of the Ministry.The Krygyz Delegation with the Hon'ble Lyonpo and senior officials from the Ministry

    Welcoming the delegation, Lyonpo highlighted that both Krygyzstan and Bhutan shares many similarities being a mountainous country particularly in terms of agriculture and snow leopard conservation.

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  • Lhuentse celebrates World Day to Combat Desertification and Land Degradation

    June 17, Lhuentse: The 17th June was observed world wide as World Day to Combat Desertification and Land Degradation fParticipants preparing frame for hedgerows plantationocusing on sustainable land management (SLM) as a way to regenerate economies and revitalise communities.

    The Dzongkhag Administration, Lhuentse also joined global society to mark the day with a theme ‘Land has true value. Invest in it’. It was celebrated in Lekpa village under Gangzur gewog which was identified to create a SLM Model Village. The day promoted public awareness on land degradation, national and global actions to combat desertification, land degradation and drought.

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  • Tashiling Broom Grass and Agro-biodiversity Diversification Project launched in Tsirang

    June 17, Tsirang: Tsirang Forest Division observed World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2018 with a theme, “Land has true value-invest in it” by launching the Sustainable Cultivation of Broom Grass and Promotion of Agro-biodiversity Diversification Project at Tashiling Village under Shemjong gewog. The Chief Forestry Officer for Tsirang graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

    The Tashiling Broom Grass and Agro-biodiversity Diversification Project being launchedThe 32000 USD project was funded by GEF-SGP, UNDP Bhutan for 2 years and benefits 25 households directly and 92 Tashiling Community Forest Management group members in general. The project is managed by Tashiling Serekakthab Detshen covering 15 acres of Tashiling Community Forest Land.

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