KAKA TSHERING [ DEPUTY CHIEF FORESTRY OFFICER ]


I completed my PhD (2016) from BOKU, University of natural resources and life sciences, Austria and Masters Degree (2005) in forestry from Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy, Dehradun, India. I completed my Bachelor’s degree from Sherubtse college, Kanglung, Bhutan in 2001 with botany, zoology and chemistry as core subjects.

I joined the service under Forest Resources Management Division (erstwhile Forest Resources Development Division) as a management planner in 2005 and has developed management plans for two forest management units. He also served as Divisional Forest Officer of Samtse Territorial Division from 2009 to 2013. Currently, I work as a researcher at UWICER, Thimphu.

I am primarily interested in the ecological role of forest insects, particularly bark beetles and also on the impact of climate change on phenology of insects and range expansion.