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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UWICER conducts Workshop on

The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research(UWICER), Department of Forests and Park Services and the National Environment Commission Secretariat( NECS) in collaboration with the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan is organizing a two day workshop on "How possible is the global transition to carbon neutrality – Contributions from natural resource-dependent developing countries to the world" on 13th and 14th March 2019. The forum is intended deliberate on issues related to global transition to carbon neutrality and share the results of collaborative research on the extend of climate change impacts on natural resources and its adaptability in Bhutan. [Read More...]