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Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary to adopt climate vulnerability measures

The BTFEC-funded project worth Nu 7mn kick starts in july The remote communities of Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary (SWS) will soon be getting electric cookers to ensure that timber species is utilized sustainably and fuel wood consumption is reduced. This is part of the Bhutan Trust Fund for Environment Conservation (BTFEC)-funded project: socio-ecological

BTFEC funds Nu 29mn for four projects

The Bhutan Trust Fund for Environment Conservation (BTFEC) signed grant agreements with Gross National Happiness Commission and grant recipients for four projects worth Nu 28.956mn yesterday. Under the grant scheme, projects undertaken are Samarzingkha agro-forestry project; building socio-ecological resilience: an adaptation to progressive climate change in Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary; introducing environmental

ECB readies for elections 2018

With the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) already laying out groundwork for the next parliamentary elections, the authority is hoping for greater voter turnout and limited procedural hiccups this time round. According to an ECB official, all the 20 Dzongkhags are finalizing a customized strategy for each Dzongkhag focusing on voter