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Monday, October 2 • 16:45 - 17:00
[Contributed] Development of a National Repository for Aquatic Biodiversity in Bhutan

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In response to a request from the Royal Government of Bhutan, the World Bank commissioned a study on the sustainable development of hydropower in Bhutan. The study identified loss and decline of aquatic biodiversity as one of the major potential environmental impacts of hydropower development in Bhutan.
Access to information on aquatic biodiversity is of utmost importance in planning and designing of new hydropower projects in Bhutan. This data is essential for planners to avoid, minimize and effectively mitigate potential adverse impacts on aquatic biodiversity...

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Sangay Dema

Principal Biodiversity Officer, National Biodiversity Centre

Monday October 2, 2017 16:45 - 17:00 EDT
Ballroom A