The MoAF in collaboration with the UNEP will be organising the First National Workshop on ‘the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB)’ from 10-12 March 2014. The workshop will be convened at Hotel Migmar in Thimphu. His Excellency the Minister for Agriculture and Forests will open the workshop.
More than 20 officials from various national parks and territorial divisions from around the country attended a training on UWICE Waterbirds Initiative (6-7th February 2014), hosted by the Ugyen Wangchuk Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) in Phuntsholing. The participants were educated in visual and acoustic identification of waterbirds.
The 3rd FMU Seminar begun in Phuntsholing from yesterday (5th February 2014). The Forest Resources Management Division (FRMD) and the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) jointly organize the seminar.