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  • Population: 699847
  • Size: 47000.0 Km2

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Prospects for regional cooperation on cross-border electricity trade in South Asia
Integrated Research and Action for Development, 2013
Energy remains one of the key inputs to socio-economic progress in developing societies. South Asian nations, namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, have so far lagged far behind t...
The costs of adaptation in Punakha, Bhutan: Loss and damage associated with changing monsoon patterns
N. Wangdi,; K. Kusters / Loss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2013
Report examining the coping and adaptation measures used in Bhutan to address changing monsoon patterns and the risk of glacial lake outburst floods. In both scholarly debates and policy circles it is increasingly acknowledged ...
Understanding Mountain Poverty in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas : Regional Report for Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
Around 211 million people reside in the greater Himalayan region, but there is a lack of cohesive information on their socioeconomic status. In general, issues such as whether, how, and why mountain poverty differs from national pover...
Regional cooperation for regional infrastructure development: challenges and policy options for South Asia
P De / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2009
Regional infrastructure is one of the major determinants of economic integration process. It enhances international and regional connectivity through the free flow of goods and factors across borders, allowing countries to benefit fro...
A legally binding agreement (LBA) - growing need for air pollution reduction and control in South Asia
M.A. Khwaja; F.H. Shaheen / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2011
Environmental degradation remains a challenge in most South Asian countries. With increased industrial activity, the exponential growth in number of vehicles and population, the contribution of each country to the south Asia regional ...
Air pollution reduction and control in South Asia
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2012
With increasing urbanisation and economic growth, air pollution is becoming an urgent concern in South Asian countries Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The objective of this study is to look into and...
Climate change, food security and trade linkages in South Asia
R.K. Jha; N.K. Singh 2013
This briefing paper examines the linkages between climate change, food security and trade in South Asia. The paper clarifies that the South Asian region is particularly vulnerable to climate change owing to overly utilisation o...
An Integrated Assessment of the Effects of Natural and Human Disturbances on a Wetland Ecosystem: A Retrospective from Phobjikha Conservation Area, Bhutan
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2014
This report argues that, in the context of climate change, sustaining and restoring wetlands is considered a cost-effective strategy for climate adaptation that also brings co-benefits related to poverty reduction and biodiversity con...
Democracy in Bhutan: an analysis of constitutional change in a Buddhist monarchy
M. Gallenkamp / Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2010
Bhutan constitutes a striking example of path-dependency, especially with regard to the reign of the fourth king, who continuously followed his vision of transforming Bhutan’s polity. Because of the numerous particularities that...
Between China, India and the refugees: understanding Bhutan’s national security scenario
M. Gallenkamp / Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2010
There are few countries in the world, whose bare existence is more surprising than Bhutan’s. This essay shows that while Bhutan successfully secured its independence and sovereignty in the 20th century, new threats to its nation...
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Royal Society for the Protection of Nature (RSPN)
Bhutanese NGO working on citizen-based environmental conservation
Centre for Bhutan Studies, Bhutan
Research institute for inter-disciplinary studies on Bhutan
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