Posts Tagged ‘ Thimphu ’

We see India as an opportunity, says Bhutan PM

Nov 10th, 2011 | By

Deccanchronical: At a time when the world recognises that mere GDP growth as a development goal is a false promise, and with the UN now making “happiness” a development goal, a number of countries are turning to the little Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan for lessons. Bhutan pioneered the concept of Gross National Happiness some 35

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Call for Participation in the Regional Workshop on Linking Media and Climate Change

Aug 22nd, 2011 | By

Climate change has hit every component in the earth. The capacity to cope with climate hazards and adapt to impacts of climate change depends on the strength and diversity of peoples’ livelihood assets viz. natural, social, human, financial and physical assets. Adaptation to climate change impacts, on the other way, can be enhanced through increasing

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10-year road map for climate change adaptation shaping up

Aug 20th, 2011 | By

The climate summit to be held in the capital on November 19 expects to adopt and endorse a 10-year road map for adaptation to climate change in the eastern Himalayas sub-region for ensuring food, water and energy security, and mechanisms to ensure financing and implementation of the road map. It also expects to make a

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Lost Himalayas

Jul 28th, 2011 | By
K N Vajpai

K N Vajpai: We boast, we host, and we are lost! It sounds the legacy of mighty Himalaya and its people. Here, agencies seem boasting the urgency and the welfare of mountain ecosystem (!), while people in the region are hosting their dialogues with utmost care, and then they are lost somewhere. The remains of

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