UNDP Annual Report 2018
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May 22, 2020
SGP on average support around 18 projects per year and these projects align with the national priorities of both 11th and 12th Five-Year plans, Flagship Programmes, GEF, GCF, UNDP, and other projects and programmes in the country. SGP programme during the Operational Phase 6 allocated 40% of the fund for cross-cutting grantmaking (landscape approach) and 60% of the resources for outside the landscape. Lower Manas basin, that covers five gewogs of Zhemgang were selected as the target landscape. Fund available for SGP OP 6 was USD 1.218 million (including STAR allocation of USD500,000) and a total amount of USD 0.487 was earmarked for the landscape and USD 0.731 for outside the landscape. An additional resource of USD 0.2 million was allocated to support conservation of big cat. A total of 33 projects were funded during the OP 6 out of which, 39 % of the projects were on biodiversity, 30 % on climate change, 21 % on land degradation, 06 % on capacity building and 3 % on chemical and waste management.
May 19, 2020
The assessment is an analysis of the vulnerability of individuals, households and businesses engaged in the tourism sector. The key findings show the impact of COVID-19 crisis on Bhutan’s tourism sector is already deep, widespread and cross-cutting. It reveals while the impact of COVID-19 pandemic is hard hitting, the coping capacity of the affected is limited. Another key finding is that there is a strong interest among the respondent in alternative employment to cope with the crisis.
Mar 9, 2020
This summary report reflects the findings and recommendations of the research report entitled ‘Gender and Climate Change in Bhutan, with a focus on selected Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) Priority Areas: Agriculture, Energy and Waste’. It deals with the gender-climate change nexus in Bhutan, particularly in the areas of agriculture, energy and waste, which represent three of the 13 priority areas identified in Bhutan’s NDC.