Forestry and Forest Management in Bhutan

Bhutan is the only country in the Indian subcontinent which has been able to retain nearly three-quarters of its land under forests; this situation contrasts favourably with that in neighbouring countries where the Himalyan forests have been savagely degraded. The government of Bhutan is concerned to develop policies to preserve this valuable natural asset.

By Asit K. Biswas, 1986. Article published in Resources Policy, Volume 12, Number 2, pages 145-148. DOI: 10.1016/0301-4207(86)90018-8

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