UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Centre for South Asia Forestry Studies (UMCSAFS)

News Thimphu, Bhutan - 15th March 2019

Mme France Marquet SAF Representative to UNESCO met H.E. Lyonpo Yeshey Penjor, Minister for Agriculture and Forestry, Bhutan

During the meeting with H.E. Lyonpo Yeshey Penjor, Minister for Agriculture and Forestry, Dasho Rinzin Dorji, Honorable Secretary, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry and Aum Nim Dem, Executive Director, Jamchong Thuendrel Foundation discussed about the future project of UNESCO Man and Biosphere and about the progress of UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Center for South Asia Forestry Studies (UMCSAFS.

News UMCSAFS, Bhutan - 21st April 2018

UWICER Signs Memorandum of Understanding with College of Natural Resources

The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research (UWICER) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the College of Natural Resources (CNR) on 21st April 2018. This MoU forms the renewal of the MoU which was signed between the two institutions on May 07, 2012 to implement the program of UNESCO Madanjeet Centre for South Asia Forestry Studies (UMCSAFS).

News Thimpu, Bhutan - 28th February 2018

SAF Bhutan Chapter newly registered, on 28th February 2018 as Jamchong Thuendrel Foundation(BJTF)

SAF Bhutan Chapter newly registered, on 28th February 2018 as Jamchong Thuendrel Foundation(BJTF)

News Bhutan - 9th December 2017

SAF-Bhutan 2017 - Annual Report

SAF Bhutan is pleased to report here that after almost two years of going back and forth with the Civil Society Organisation Authority (CSOA) of Bhutan, we have made a presentation to the CSOA Board on 6th December 2017 under a local name “Bhutan Jamchong Thuendel Foundation” (BJTF); which means “Bhutan Foundation of Compassion and Goodwill”. The COSA Board directed to submit the following documents for final registration:

News Thimpu, Bhutan - 19th September 2015

Mr Sunil Sapkota, Scholar, UMCSAFS receiving Certificate of participation from Dasho Paljor J. Dorji, President of Bhutan

The Bhutan Ecological Society (BES) successfully hosted its Third Annual Research Symposium & Environmental Fair on 27-29 August in Thimphu, Bhutan. The 3-day education and outreach programe drew large crowds and great public interest, thanks to the support and active participation of Thimphu schools and 21 organizations including universities, government agencies, green businesses and CSOs.