9th meeting of South and Central Asia Man and Biosphere Network

The ideas emerging from a significant change in thinking about development has led to the concept of sustainable development which is also the focus of the UN Bhutan’s work with the Government and the people in Bhutan. UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere developed a scientific network of local sites that are experimenting with sustainable development at the level of a landscape. There are now almost 700 biosphere reserves in the world. In South and Central Asia, there are 44. The Royal Botanical Park has been identified as a proposed site for Bhutan’s first biosphere reserve. The 9th meeting of the South and Central Asia Man and Biosphere Network is taking place in Thimphu.

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