Country Environmental Analysis for Bhutan

Date: November 2004
Type: Country Planning Documents
ADB administration and governance; Environment
Series: Country Sector and Thematic Assessments


As inputs to the Country Partnership Strategies, Country Environmental Analysis Reports provide a strategic assessment of the lending and technical assistance pipeline in the context of the country's key environmental issues. ADB's CEAs are prepared in close coordination with the government and other development partners. This report provides an analysis of general environmental trends in Bhutan.


  • Introduction
  • Role of Environment and Natural Resources in the Economy
  • Key Environmental Issues
  • Potential Contribution of Environmental Improvements
  • Regulatory and Institutional Framework
  • Past Environmental Record
  • Environmental Information Needs
  • Review of Country Strategy and Program
  • Recommendations