Memorandum of Understanding

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

6th June 2019: An Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) agreement on biodiscovery research was signed between the Program Director, National Biodiversity Centre and the President,  Korean Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB), South Korea. The agreement‘s main objective is to utilize biological resources of Bhutan in a sustainable manner and to accrue benefits arising from the use of biological resources. Furthermore, the agreement will also foster in promoting conservation of biological resources and strengthening technical collaboration between two institutions.

 

International Biodiversity Day observed at Buli, Zhemgang

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

The International Biodiversity Day was observed on 22nd May at Buli Central School, Zhemgang. The main objective of observing the day was to create awareness on the importance of biodiversity conservation and to recognize the important role of farmers as custodians of our agrobiodiversity. The day included a seed fair by farmers, an exhibition and a quiz on Bhutan’s biodiversity by the National Biodiversity Centre (NBC). Farmers from Buli and nearby gewogs participated in the seed fair and students took part in the quiz.

In addition, a book titled “Biodiversity Statistics of Bhutan 2017” published by NBC, was launched during the day. The book reports for the first time, a total of 11,248 species of all biodiversity groups found in Bhutan namely 5114 species under the Kingdom Animalia, 5369 species under the Kingdom Plantae, 690 species of fungus, 55 species under the Kingdom Chromista, 18 species of Eubacteria, and two species of protozoa under the Kingdom Protista.

The day was organized by the National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang in collaboration with the Dzongkhag Agriculture Sector under Zhemgang Dzongkhag and attended by over 100 participants including officials from Zhemgang Dzongkhag, farmers and students.  The event was supported by the Royal Government of Bhutan.

International Biodiversity Day

Monday, May 20th, 2019

2019 International Biodiversity Day will be held at Buli, Zhemgang.

NOTICE INVITING RE-TENDER

Monday, April 29th, 2019

The National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang is pleased to invite sealed bids from eligible supplier for the supply of Lab Equipments for AnGR Section, under National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang.

The tender documents can be downloaded from the link provided below:

Last date of submission: not later than 11am on 09th May, 2019

Opening date: 11:30am on same day.

For detail, contact: 02-351417/350268

Quotation forAnGR

NOTICE INVITING TENDER (Re-announcement)

Monday, April 8th, 2019

The National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang is pleased to invite sealed bids from eligible supplier/equipment repair and maintenance firm for the supply/maintenance of Laboratory equipment for BP & ABS Section, under National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang.

The tender documents can be downloaded from the link provided below:

Last date of submission: not later than 11am on 19th April, 2019

Opening date: 11:30am on same day.

For detail, contact: 02-351417/350268/351218

Laboratory equipment for BP & ABS