National Plant Protection Centre

Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests

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National Plant Protection Centre

Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests

Human Wildlife conflict SAFE strategy published

The Safe System approach of WWF, which is holistic and long-term, seeks to address the current shortcomings of HWC in Bhutan. The approach intends to create safe environment for both people and their assets and wildlife and their habitats in a landscape for their harmonious co-existence. The approach was piloted in nine Gewogs in four Dzongkhags. One of the activities of the pilot project was to conduct rapid assessment of HWC in these nine Gewogs.This report is based on the results of the rapid assessment.The results from the rapid assessment reveal that while wildlife and their habitats are safe, people and their assets are unsafe in Bhutan.There is a need for actions across the six elements of Safe System approach to bring about safe people, safe assets, safe wildlife, safe habitat and improved monitoring. Accordingly, in consultation with the stakeholders from the Dzongkhags and the Gewogs, strategies were developed.

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Program Director

Program Director

Mrs. Yeshey Dema

Mrs. Yeshey Dema joined the civil service on 26th February 1996. She headed the Soil Fertility Unit, NSSC from 2008 till 2013. In 2013, she was transferred to the National Plant Protection Centre as the Program Director. She holds M. Phil in Soil Science from the University of Reading, UK.

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