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Bhutan

Bhutan
  • Capital: Thimphu
  • Population: 699847
  • Size: 47000.0 Km2

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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, 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...
Triumph of democracy- Bhutan elections 2013
M. Gallenkamp / Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2013
Five years ago, the first democratic elections in Bhutan and the promulgation of the country’s constitution marked the beginning of a new era for the Bhutanese people and a crowning achievement for King Jigme Singye Wangchuck&rs...
China and its peripheries: limited objectives in Bhutan
T. Jha / Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2013
In comprehensive power terms, Bhutan is almost a nonentity to China. This essay reviews the relations between Bhutan and China, and sheds light on its future expectations.   The essay demonstrates that Bhutan’s ...
Understanding the policy contexts for mainstreaming climate change in Bhutan and Nepal; a synthesis
M. Davis; L. Li / Adaptation Knowledge Platform, 2013
This report is a synthesis of two Adaptation Knowledge Platform studies that sought to understand the policy contexts for addressing climate change adaptation and key conservation issues in Nepal and Bhutan. These two Himalayan countr...
Climate change in the Himalayas: current state of knowledge
M., R. Gautam; G., R. Timilsina; K. Acharya / World Bank, 2013
This World Bank policy research working paper reviews the literature on the potential biophysical and economic impacts of climate change in the Himalayas. The review was limited mostly to peer reviewed journal articles, with some...
Glacier Systems and Seasonal Snow Cover in Six Major Asian River Basins: Water Storage Properties under Changing Climate
O., S. Savoskul; V. Smakhtin / International Water Management Institute, 2013
The current status, recent and potential future changes of glacier systems and seasonal snow cover in the Indus, Ganges, Brahmaputra, Amu Darya, Syr Darya and Mekong river basins are for the first time systematically analyzed at the b...
Impacts of skills training program in rural Bhutan
N. Chun; M. Watanabe / Asian Development Bank, 2011
Income growth in rural Bhutan is a considerable challenge to further poverty reduction and economic development. Using a survey of rural Bhutanese households, this paper investigates the impacts of a vocational skills training program...
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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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