Support to Religious Institutions for Sustainable fuel wood consumption to reduce environmental destruction by using improved stoves in Trashigang
Support to Religious Institutions for Sustainable fuel wood consumption to reduce environmental destruction by using improved stoves in Trashigang
NO CASH CO-FINANCING IN THIS PROJECT

Trashigang Dzongkhag is one of the biggest dzongkhags in the country which consists of 15 geogs and with fragile environment due to so many forest fires, floods every year and the use of firewood by all the population.

The improved stoves supplied earlier funded by the GEF Small Grants Programme in year 2000-2001 are still in use in Phongmey, Radhi, Kardung Nunnery and Yongphulla. In addition to these, the improved stoves supplied to community primary schools with the support from WFP have also proved to be efficient. Therefore, the project aims to reduce the environmental destruction by reducing the use of fuel wood consumption in the community kitchens; improve Health & Sanitation; Create awareness on the importance and benefits of perserving the natural environment and built capacity of the grantees.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Choedhey Rangshin Netang Tshokpa
Country:
Bhutan
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 34,478.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 4,586.00
Project Number:
BHU/SGP/OP4/CORE/Y1/08/03
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
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Partnership

Dzongkhag Administrationand Community Contribution.

SGP Country office contact

Mr. Tenzin Wangchuk
Phone:
009752322424
Email:
Mr. Tshering Phuntsho
Phone:
009752322424 (ext:330)
Email:

Address

UN House, Peling Lam (Street), Kawajangsa, Thimphu, P.O. Box No. 162
Thimphu, Bhutan, 11001