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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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  • 5th Nomads’ Festival

    stalls at the festival
    stalls at the festival

    23  February, Bumthang: “This whole new initiative of tourism promotion has encouraged the people in tourism activity, we lack avenues for income generation and this festival has opened many avenues especially in community based tourism” said Gup Thinley Namgyel, Tang Gewog, Bumthang.

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