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Development cooperation, 9/16/2015

Bhutan, ICI Meteorology Sector Cooperation

Description

Finnish-Bhutanese ICI-project for Improved capacity of the Government of Bhutan aims to respond to the increased risks related to climate change, like storms, drought and flooding. The purpose of the project of the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) and Bhutan Department of Hydro-Met Services is to increase the capacity of Bhutanese hydrological and meteorological services. The project develops a Data Management System to improve the quality of the hydrological and meteorological observations in Bhutan. The Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) also trains their Bhutanese colleagues for quality weather observations and to use and maintain their own equipment.

Funding decision 9/16/2015

60 000 €

Target country

Bhutan

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

Climate change - adaptation
Climate change - mitigation
Gender equality
Participatory development/Good governance
Aid to environment

Field of activity

Environmental policy and administrative management 70%
Flood prevention/control 30%

Type of aid

Project-type interventions

Special target group

women
indigenous peoples / ethnic minorities

Funding channel

Ilmatieteen laitos
Bhutanin hydrometeologisten palveluiden laitos

Contact

asa-40

Code for the object of funding

63000802

ID

UHA2015-024080

Created date

9/14/2015

Modified

10/2/2015

Case state

Decision-making
Decision

Case status

Pending

This document

Updated 8/30/2016

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