RSPN received fund from Norlha, a Swiss based non-profit NGO, to pilot sustainable and organic agriculture in Wamrong and Thrimshing in Tashigang District. The one year (October 2013-September 2014) project will benefit at least 40 households in the villages of Moshi and Khaimanma in Lumang Gewog in Wamrong and Passaphu and Madhuwa in Kangpara Gewog. The project is intended towards fostering environmentally, socially and economically sound food production by promoting alternative option to chemical farming and slope agriculture.
A three day conference titled “ South Asian Parliamentarians and Policymaker’s at Work: Putting Climate Adaptation, Food Security, Population Dynamics Back in the Agenda” was held in Islamabad from 16 to 18th December 2013.
With climate change as a cross cutting icon, it is pertinent to strengthen national and local actions on climate change and create linkages to form a regional climate change policies through regional cooperation.
Picture courtesy: IISD
The 2013 Climate Change Conference is held in Warsaw, Poland, from 11 November and will continue until 22 November.
This Conference includes the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 19) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 9th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 9).
A five day national youth forum on “Empowering youth for climate change research in Bhutan” was conducted from 1st – 5th October 2013. Students from about seven higher learning institutions in the country took part in the forum which was hosted by Sherubtse College, Kanglung, Trashigang.