Biodiversity News

National Seminar on the Sharing of Experience on the Implementation of the ABS regime in Bhutan

Monday, June 11th, 2018

8th June, 2018: The National Biodiversity Center (NBC) along with the NPIF project implementing partners, Menjong Sorig Pharmaceutical Corporation Limited (MSPCL) and Bio Bhutan organized a daylong seminar on “sharing of experiences on the implementation of the Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) regime in Bhutan” at Norkhil Boutique Hotel and Spa, Thimphu. The seminar was […]

Bhutan Biodiversity Portal awards announced

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

The National Biodiversity Centre is pleased to announce the winners of our Bhutan Biodiversity Portal Top Observer Awards and the recent Wild River BioBlitz competition. Bhutan Biodiversity Portal Top Observer Awards The Bhutan Biodiversity Portal has more than 57,000 biodiversity observations, including nearly 13,000 observations made with photographs. The National Biodiversity Centre would like to […]

Busy Butterfly BioBlitz

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

  With the arrival of summer the butterflies are busy performing their function as pollinators, carrying pollen from plant to plant, helping fruits, vegetables, and flowers to produce new seeds. We want you to take a closer look at these beautiful creatures today. For the month of June 2018 the Bhutan Biodiversity Portal has teamed up with WWF Bhutan  to […]

Seminar on ABS and Bhutan Biodiversity Portal at the Samtse College of Education

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

30th May 2018: A seminar was conducted at the Samtse College of Education (SCE), Samtse on the Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) and the Bhutan Biodiversity Portal (www.biodiversity.bt). The aim of the seminar was to create awareness on the ABS and Bhutan Biodiversity Portal to around 80 students (teacher trainees) and lecturers of the college. […]

Capacity building workshop ‘Webinar’ on ABS checkpoints

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

14th May 2018: A Capacity building workshop ‘Webinar’ on ABS checkpoints was held on 14th May 2018 at the Norkhil Boutique, Thimphu Bhutan to build the capacity of the officials of the designated ABS checkpoints. The webinar was attended by ten officials representing the National Biodiversity Centre (NBC), Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) […]