November 6, 2015

Black-necked Cranes arrive in Phobjikha

November 6, 2015: Finally after a long long long wait, the Black-necked Cranes arrived in Gangteng-Phobji valley in Wangduephodrang, its largest non-breeding habitat in Bhutan. A total […]
November 6, 2015

Communities in project areas in Samtse trained on masonry

Having access to sanitation is a basic human right, yet almost a third of the world’s population suffer on a daily basis from a lack of […]
October 21, 2015

Third Quarterly Steering Committee Meeting of CBST held in Thimphu

The 3rd quarterly meeting of the steering committee for the community-based sustainable tourism (CBST) project in Haa was held on 19th October 2015 at RSPN in Thimphu. During […]
October 21, 2015

Second Working Group Meeting on CBST held in Haa

The 2nd working group meeting of the local stakeholders for the community-based sustainable tourism (CBST) project in Haa was held on 15th October 2015 at the National Centre […]
October 19, 2015

Mass Handwashing Station installed at Yoseltse MSS in Samtse

To commemoreate the Global Hand Washing Day, a Mass Handwashing Station was installed and handed over to YMSS on 15th October, 2015.  The station will be managed […]
October 19, 2015

Global Handwashing Day observed in Yoeseltse MSS in Samtse

Global Handwashing Day is an annual global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, […]
October 12, 2015

Crane Boy (Children’s book): Coming soon to Bhutan!

Crane Boy is the 7th picture book by award winning author & educator Diana Cohn ( and is being illustrated by award winning author/illustrator/educator Youme Landowne. The […]
October 6, 2015

Bhutan adds 15 new species to its biodiversity

These include 11 plants, and a fish, a bird, a snake, and a moth each  Conservation: Fifteen new species of plants and animals were discovered in the past […]
October 6, 2015

Hundreds of new species discovered in the fragile Eastern Himalayan region

Thimphu, Bhutan – A sneezing monkey, a walking fish and a jewel-like snake are just some of a biological treasure trove of over 200 new species discovered […]
September 18, 2015

Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Awareness program conducted in Yoeseltse MSS conducted

Menstruation is inarguably a natural part of a woman’s health cycle. But, for those who live in underserved areas, it is their most dreaded time of […]