Cane and Bamboo Management in Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park (formerly known as Black Mountain National Park)
Cane and Bamboo Management in Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park (formerly known as Black Mountain National Park)
The project's goal is to increase people's participation (living in the Black Mountain National Park area) in natural resource management particularly cane and bamboo. The project also seeks to enhance social and economic welbeing of Monpa (indigenous community) by preserving and promoting their age old crafts.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Monpa Selvwai Yoeser Tshogpa
Country:
Bhutan
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 32,973.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 93.02
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 24,749.50
Project Number:
BHU/00/01
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Capacity - Building Component
A planning workshop including capacity building training was conducted to strengthen Monpa's capability to undertake project activities. Selected members of the CBO will be sent to India for study tour followed by a week training workshop, to expose them to a variety of handicrafts as well as learn new skills and ideas regarding handicraft production and reduce wastage of raw material.
Gender Focus
Both men and women are active participants of the project.
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Partnership

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