We are a Government based research and training institute currently housed under the Department of Forests and Park Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests. We strive to foster better stewardship of our natural heritage - land, water, air and species therein - through rigorous science based research and transmission of cutting-edge science results to field practitioners, environmental leaders and policy makers.


Recent Updates

The management of Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Forestry Research and Training is pleased to share 2022-23 Annual Status Report of Research activities, discoveries and new to science contributions. At the Institute, we remain committed to contributing more to the scientific communities by way of Research and Innovations.

UWIFoRT management takes utmost pleasure in announcing the final selection list for the upcoming Nature Guide Training program.

Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Forest Research and Training (UWIFoRT) under the Department of Forests and Park Services, Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources in Bumthang and the Project Management Unit of the Department of Tourism, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and Employment based in Thimphu would like to announce the availability of the Nature Tour Guide Training in any of the following elective subjects to be conducted by UWIFoRT.

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