UWICER Signs Memorandum of Understanding with College of Natural Resources

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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).

 

The MoU provide opportunities for interested students from SAARC countries to pursue Bachelor of Forestry and Master in Natural Resources Management at CNR. UMCSAFS shall provide scholarship to students from SAARC countries to pursue the courses at CNR. This far 10 Madanjeet Singh group scholarship students from within the SAARC countries graduated with B.Sc Forestry and B.Sc Sustainable Development and as of now there are 7 Madanjeet Singh group scholarship  students pursuing B.Sc Forestry at CNR.

 

The signing of the MoU was graced by the Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Madam France Marquet, Principal Trustee of the Madanjeet Singh Foundation, Mr. Navin Chawla, Advisor to Madanjeet Sigh Foundation, Director of the Department of Forests and Park Services and the members of the Advisory council of UMCSAFS. It was signed at the end of the 2nd Advisory Council meeting of UMCSAFS.

 

UWICER Signs Memorandum of Understanding with College of Natural Resources
Sitting: L - R : Rinchen Dorji (Student - Bhutan); Shacha Dorji (UWICER Director); Yonten Dorji (Forestry Faculty Head, CNR); Nim Dem (Executive Director, Bhutan Jamchong Thuendel Foundation)
Standing: L-R : Iaikitkupar Lyngdoh (Student - India); Hassan Shuabee (Student - Maldives); Dechen Tshomo (UWICER); Karma Chorten Dendup (Student - Bhutan); Madam France Marquet (Principal Trustee, MSF); Dasho Rinzin Dorji (Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests); Dr. Phub Dorji (President, CNR); Wangdi (Student - Bhutan); Aimal Waziri (Student - Afghanistan); Sunil Sapkota (Student - Nepal)

UWICER Signs Memorandum of Understanding with College of Natural Resources
L-R Rigzin Namdol (Finance, UWICER); Kuenzang Choden (Program Officer, SAF); Yonten Dorji (Forestry Faculty Head, CNR); Shacha Dorji (Director, UWICER); Phento Tshering (Director, Department of Forests and Park Services); Rinzin Dorji (Secretary Ministry of Agriculture and Forests); Madam France Marquet (Principal Trustee, MSF);
R-L Navin Chawla (Advisor, MSF) ; Dr. Phub Dorji (President, CNR); Nim Dem; Kinley Zam (Protocol for Madam and Navin ji); Dechen Tshomo


UWICER Signs Memorandum of Understanding with College of Natural Resources
Signing of MoU between Mr Shacha Dorji, Director, UWICER & Dr. Phub Dorji, President of College of Natural Resources (CNR)

UWICER Signs Memorandum of Understanding with College of Natural Resources
Exchanging of MoU between Mr Shacha Dorji, Director, UWICER & Dr. Phub Dorji, President of College of Natural Resources (CNR)