UWICER joins partners in marking the Karuna Foundation Day in Bhutan

Partners from different organization met to mark the Karuna Foundation Day at hotel Le Meridien, Thimphu, on 1st April, 2019. The Karuna Foundation supports different Institutions and organizations within Bhutan to help mitigate carbon emission and adapt to climate change impacts. The day saw the participation from the Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law, the Bhutan Ecological Society, the Global Tiger Center, the Bhutan Foundation and the UWICER. [Read More...]

UWICER renews its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UNE, Australia.

A renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research (UWICER) and University of New England (UNE), Armidale, NSW, Australia, on 23 March 2019.  Professor Annabella Duncan, the Vice Chancellor of the University and Mr Shacha Dorji, the Director of the UWICER signed the memorandum. [Read More...]

A week-long course on Basic GPS and GIS begins

The UWICER is organizing a week-long course on ‘Basic of GPS and GIS’ at the campus which is attended by 30 officials from the Department of Forests and Park Services and other organizations.    The training module will cover basic hands-on skills in using GPS (Global Positioning System) and orient participants to mapping software such as QGIS. The training aims to achieve the following objectives: [Read More...]

UWICER conducts Workshop on "How possible is the global transition to carbon neutrality – Contributions from natural resource-dependent developing countries to the world"

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