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Public biodiversity policy analysis in Bhutan

Dechen Tsering

Public biodiversity policy analysis in Bhutan

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Published by Keen Publishing in Bangkok, Thailand .
Written in English

  • Nepal.
    • Subjects:
    • Biological diversity -- Nepal.,
    • Biological diversity conservation -- Nepal.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDechen Tsering.
      LC ClassificationsQH77.N35 T74 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 248 p. :
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3717288M
      LC Control Number2003328418

      Bhutan’s hydropower exports comprise 40% of total exports and 25% of the government’s total revenue. Bhutan currently taps only % of its 24,megawatt hydropower potential and is behind schedule in building 12 new hydropower dams with a combined capacity of 10, megawatts by in accordance with a deal signed in with India. Bhutan is a biodiversity hotspot for plants: Bhutan boasts about species of medicinal plants and about 46 species of rhododendrons. Some common sights for the visitors are the magnolias, junipers, orchids of varied hues, gentian, medicinal plants, Daphne, giant rhubarb, the blue and trees such as fir, pine and oaks. Bhutan is a biodiversity. The Biodiversity: Science and Governance Bulletin is a publication of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), publishers of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin �. This issue was written and edited by Changbo Bai, Nienke Beintema, Bo-Alex Fredvik, and Charlotte Salpin. BIODIVERSITY FINANCE This course will provide you with the tools to assess the policy, institutional, and economic context for biodiversity finance; conduct a financial needs assessment to achieve a country’s biodiversity goals; and develop a biodiversity finance plan that identifies the most suitable finance solutions. It will teach you how to develop financially sound and politically.

      This book shows how public policy in the form of market creation can be used to internalise the loss of biodiversity. It promotes the use of markets to ensure that our collective preferences for conservation and sustainable use are reflected in economic outcomes.

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