With a grant from the City of Vienna, Friends of Bhutan Austria supports a project of the Bhutanese organization Tarayana Foundation for an integrated, climate resilient water management in Goshing, in the district of Zhemgang. The aim is to combat the drying up of water sources and thus improve the livelihood and food security of the inhabitants of the village of Lichibe. First of all, a hydrological mapping of the spring catchment area of Lichibe will be carried out. Together with the inhabitants, ditches will be dug and water reservoirs will be built. In addition, a water user group will be established and education on improved sanitation and hygiene will be provided. Finally, the villagers are also building pour-flush toilets in each of the 54 households. Read more
After successfully completing his climate bike tour through Bhutan, Jamyang Jamtsho Wangchuk is on his way to the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest, to raise awareness about the receding glaciers.
Jamyang will carry this message by bicycle all the way to Dubai, to the 28th World Climate Change Conference 2023 on November 30, 2023.