10th World Dendro Conference

The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research in collaboration with the Tree Ring Laboratory, Columbia University and Department of Geography, University of Cambridge is organizing the 10th World Dendro Conference at the conference hall of the Royal University of Bhutan, in Thimphu: Bhutan from today till June 15, 2018. The opening ceremony of the conference was graced by His Excellency Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Minister for Ministry of Agriculture and Forests. [Read More...]

10th World Dendro Conference Fieldweek

Continuing the tradition begun in 2000, UWICER is hosting pre-conference of the 10th World Dendro Conference Fieldweek from 3rd to 9th June, leading up to the conference, which is scheduled, from 10th to 15th June to be held in the conference hall of the Royal University of Bhutan.   [Read More...]

Refresher course on uniform code of conduct and drill

A refresher course on drill and uniform code of conduct for the officials of UWICER-Lamai Goempa, Bumthang, was successfully completed on Monday at Bumthang. The one day training was attended by officials of UWICER Bumthang, Conifer Forest Research Sub- Center Yusipang, Subtropical Forestry Research Sub- center, Gelephu and the 9th batch certificate course trainees.  The training for Non-Wood Forest Product and Agroforestry Technology Sub-Center Gedu was clubbed together with the Gedu Forest Division on 20th May, 2018. The main objective of the refresher course is to improve uniform code of conduct and to inculcate sense of responsibility, etiquette and to maintain office decorum for the forestry personnel. [Read More...]

The Director General of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) visits UWICER

Dr. David James Molden, the Director General of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development( ICIMOD) paid an institutional visit to the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research (UWICER) on 19th May, 2018. The director and faculties of UWICER hosted the session which included presentation on mandates, works and partnership between UWICER and ICIMOD. A discussion was also held on further strengthening institutional collaboration in knowledge sharing, research and conducting joint workshops and trainings. [Read More...]