Drug abuse/Addiction Sensitization

A team from Chithuen Phendey Association visited the Institute today and organized sensitization workshop on substance abuse and addiction. The team delved into the very root causes of drug addiction substantiating their reasons through scientific and societal perspectives and drawing examples from real life experiences. They highlighted how an adverse childhood experience (ACE) could lead to a person with poorly developed brain lacking in social interaction and vulnerable to drug addiction. [Read More...]

National Certificate III Students at the NWFP and Agroforestry Technology Sub-Centre, Darla

National Certificate III students are at Non-Wood Forest Products and Agroforestry Technology Sub-Centre, Darla to learn the identification skills to identify the plants of the sub-tropical forests. Plant identification is an important pre-requisite technical skill to be a skilled forester. [Read More...]

11 Publications of UWICER Launched

To mark the World Rangers Day, the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research launched 11 of its publications today. These publications include six policy briefs; three books on conservation journey of Bhutan; one technical report and one field guide. [Read More...]

International Tiger Day Celebration 2018

The Department of Forests and Park Services (DoFPS), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests celebrate International Tiger Day in Norbugang gewog, Nganglam Dungkhag under Pemagatshel Dzongkhag.  The Global Tiger Center in Gelephu and the Royal Manas National Park on behalf of DoFPS took the lead to celebrate this year ’s international tiger day on 29th July 2018. [Read More...]