Press Release for GEF-LDCF project signing
A project entitled Enhancing Sustainability and Climate Resilience of Forest and Agriculture Landscape and Community Livelihoods in Bhutan as signed between the Hon. Secretary GNHC and Resident Representative, UNDP Bhutan/ Resident Coordinator, UN Bhutan on 30th October, 2017.
The project will demonstrate how a country can fully integrate its conservation strategy and the constitutional requirement of maintaining 60 % of land area under forest cover for all times to come, with a viable poverty reduction and climate-resilient rural development strategy.
The total financing for the project is USD 13,967124 and funded by the GEF-LDCF. The project will be implemented over a period of six years starting 30th October, 2017 to 29th October 2023.