College of Natural Resources, Royal University of Bhutan (CNR-FISH)

The College of Natural Resources is a college offering courses on agriculture, natural resources management, animal husbandry, sustainable development, forestry, environment and climate studies. Staffed by 40 national teachers, the college has highly qualified and experienced teaching faculties. With sound grounding in their professional courses mainly from India, many of the teaching faculties have their Master’s and PhD degree from Europe, Australia and the USA. Among the RUB’s colleges, the CNR has the maximum number of faculties with PhD degree. There are 48 administrative and support staff.
Contact: Dr. Dhan B. Gurung (
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Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 27 September 2017
Rights Holder: Royal Government of Bhutan
College of Natural Resources
Lobesa, Punakha   
Collection Statistics:
  • 67 specimen records
  • 67 (100%) georeferenced
  • 61 (91%) identified to species
  • 19 families
  • 40 genera
  • 52 species
  • 52 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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