National Node of the BCH
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Date of creation
2011-09-15 06:38 UTC (kc@nec.gov.bt)
Date of publication
2011-09-15 06:38 UTC (kc@nec.gov.bt)

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  • Bhutan
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National Biodiversity Centre
Bhutan ratified the International Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in 1995 by the 73rd session of the National Assembly. Consequent to the ratification of the convention, Bhutan developed the first Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) of Bhutan in 1998 - a guiding policy document for conservation and sustainable utilization of biological resources of the country. Concurrently, the National Biodiversity Centre was instituted in 1998 as a non-departmental agency under the Ministry of Agriculture with the mandate to coordinate biodiversity conservation and sustainable utilization programs in the country, and the implementation of Biodiversity Action Plan (s).
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