Three faculty members from the Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) are currently visiting Z_GIS for a faculty development workshop from 7th to 18th July, 2014. The workshop is being conducted within the framework of the joint research project 'Developing a Geospatial Methodology to Assess Climate Change Adaptation Strategies for Traditional Economy in Bhutan (GeoM-4-CCAS)'. The project is coordinated by Z_GIS and the 2 constituent colleges of RUB partners in this project are College of Natural Resources (CNR), Lobesa and Sherubtse College, Kanglung. The project is co-funded by the Commission for Development Research, Vienna, Austria and supported by several organisations in Bhutan and Nepal.
Three distinguished faculty members, Mr. Ugyen Thinley, Ms. Ugyen Yangchen and Mr. Sangay Dorji are taking intensive training in processing and analysis of various types of geospatial data as well as learning spatial modelling and scenario generation for assessing the impacts of climate change on the traditional economy and sustainable development in Bhutan.