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The Birdlife International team represented by Dr. Hum Bahadur Gurung, Network and Partner Development Manager and Dr. Raju Motiram Kasambe, Vice-Chairman of BirdLife Asia, were here in Bhutan for a week long visit in connection to RSPN’s proposal for Birdlife partnership. As a part of the process, the Birdlife International team carried out out assessment of RSPN’s institutional and program areas.
RSPN was awarded an appreciation certificate by Asian Development Bank during the sub-regional conference, Going Beyond the Meter: Inclusive Energy Solutions in South Asia held in India on 11th April 2016.
The appreciation certificate was a recognition of the good gender outcomes within the ADB portfolio promoted through energy based livelihoods and entrepreneurship for rural women, through JFPR Grant 9158: lmproving Gender-lnclusive Access to Clean and Renewable Energy in Bhutan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
RSPN implemented the project in Zhemgang Dzongkha from 2012-1015. Along with RSPN, Bhutan Power Corporation Limited and Department of Renewable Energy under Ministry of Economic Affairs also received the certificates for their respective roles.
The Farmers’ Training on Organic Farming Practices in Buli, Zhemgang was held from 20 to 28 April, 2016 in Gewog RNR Extension Center Hall, Buli, Zhemgang. The opening of the training was attended by the Gup of Nangkor Gewog. More than 90 farmers from Buli, Nykhar-Tshegdang, Kikhar-Tali, Goling and Dungmang under Nangkor Gewog in Zhemgang attended the training.
5 May 2016: Royal Society for Protection of Nature is pleased to announce following vacancies for immediate recruitment:
|Sl. No.||Vacat Post||Place of Posting||Required Qualification||Experience||Organizational Grade|
|1||Communications and Membership Coordinator||Head Office, Thimphu||Bachelors Degree in Mass Communications, Public Relations or relevant field of studies||Atleast 5 years of experience in management and communications related field||G3-D|
|2||Assistant Research Officer||Head Officer, Thimphu||B.Sc in Sustainable Development / Research Management / Environmental Studies or Forestry||Preferably CNR graduates with sustainable development courses||G5D|
|3||Caretaker||Black-necked Crane Visitor Centre, Phobjikha, Wangdue Phodrang||Class VIII||Preferably ex-armed personnel||CPE|
The Terms of Reference can be obtained from Adm./HR Divsion during office hours on weekdays. All interested applicants must submit your applicaitons to the Adm./HR Coordinator on or before 27th May, 2016.
- Adm./ HR Coordinator
One individual of WBH was sighted feeding along Sunkosh river by Forestry official of Kalikhola range on 28/12/2015. Its presence in the area was confirmed by other forestry officials and experts from Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE).