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Publicação revisada por pares
Janeiro 2022
Butão

Indirect impacts of Human Wildlife Conflict (HWC) are largely ignored, poorly understood, and scantly reported in the literature on HWC. Subsistence farmers in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan experience an increasing intensification of HWC impacts.

Food Security and COVID-19
Documentos e Resumos de Políticas
Junho 2021
Quênia
Angola
Chade
Libéria
Senegal
Serra Leoa
Guatemala
Quirguistão
Tajiquistão
Afeganistão
Bangladesh
Butão
Índia
Paquistão
Global

June 4, 2021 -- An increasing number of countries are facing growing levels of acute food insecurity, reversing years of development gains. Even before COVID-19 reduced incomes and disrupted supply chains, chronic and acute hunger were on the rise due to various factors including conflict, socio-economic conditions, natural hazards, climate change and pests.

Implications of Paradigm Shift in Tourism Policy
Artigos e Livros
Junho 2021
Butão

The study intends to examine the impact of major changes in the tourism policy of Bhutan adopted in 2005 as a ‘Sustainable Tourism Development Policy’. A genuine effort was made to investigate the possible presence of a long-run relationship between tourism and economic growth using the Johansen method of cointegration and vector error correction mechanism.

BTI 2020 Country Report: Bhutan
Relatórios e Pesquisa
Maio 2020
Butão

Bhutan’s democracy consolidated further following the third elections to National Council and National Assembly in 2018. In the primary round of National Assembly elections, voters favored a newly established third party, Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT), followed by the opposition in the last parliament, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT).

Bhutan Systematic Country Diagnostic
Relatórios e Pesquisa
Janeiro 2020
Butão

Bhutan is a small, landlocked country deep in the eastern Himalayas between India and China. Over a horizontal distance of just 100-150 km, the elevation rises from about 150 meters above sea level in the south to over 7,000 meters in the north. The population of about 735,0001 is scattered across steep mountain slopes and valleys, many in remote and far-flung hamlets.

Evaluation of Sustainable Land Management and Innovative Financing to Enhance Climate Resilience and
Relatórios e Pesquisa
Dezembro 2019
Butão

Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation (BTFEC) in collaboration with National Soil Service Centre (NSSC), and Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC) has undertaken the Evaluation and Learning (E&L) activity with financial support from Climate Investment Funds (CIF) for the project ‘Evaluation of Sustainable Land Management (SLM) and innovative financing to enhance climate resi

Bhutan Forest Note
Relatórios e Pesquisa
Julho 2019
Butão

The Bhutan Forest Note articulates opportunities for supporting Bhutan's sustainable development aspirations, including its constitutional commitment to maintain at least 60 percent of the country's land area under forest cover and to better respond or prepare for vulnerabilities such as climate change and natural disasters.

Inequality in Bhutan
Artigos e Livros
Dezembro 2018
Butão

As global inequality is dropping, inequality within countries is rising. The problem of inequality is a cause for concern for nations as it undermines democracy and reduces welfare. Bhutan, a developing country in South Asia, also faces rising inequality. Based on the experience of the kidu system in Bhutan, this paper argues that the system is effective in reducing inequality of opportunity.

Climate change and potential impacts on agriculture in Bhutan: a discussion of pertinent issues
Publicação revisada por pares
Novembro 2018
Butão

Background: The Himalayan country of Bhutan is typically an agrarian country with about 57% of the people depending on agriculture. However, farming has been constrained by the mountainous topography and rapid changes in environmental variabilities. With climate change, agricultural production and food security is likely to face one of the biggest challenges of the twenty-first century.

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