Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation


  • Type Direct (National)
  • Date of accreditation 24 Apr 2020

The Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation (BTFEC) is a national entity based in Bhutan. BTFEC is mandated to promote socioeconomic welfare of the people of Bhutan through funding projects that focus on the environmental conservation of forests, flora, fauna, wildlife, diverse ecosystems and biodiversity. BTFEC formulates its strategy and plans in line with Bhutan’s environmental conservation priorities and its strategic plan and aims to demonstrate its leadership role in environmental conservation by improving the results of grant funding and capacity-building. It finances activities in a wide range of sectors, such as agriculture and livestock, land management, environment and natural resource management, environmental sanitation, renewable energy, sustainable rural livelihoods, community development and eco-tourism.

Accreditation timeline

Accreditation term 1

06 Jan 2021 - 05 Jan 2026

Accreditation date

24 Apr 2020

AMA execution date

17 Aug 2020

AMA effectiveness

06 Jan 2021

Term end date

05 Jan 2026

Entity details

  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large
  • Environmental and social risk category
    • Category C
    • Category B
    • Category A
    • Intermediation 3
    • Intermediation 2
    • Intermediation 1
  • Fiduciary standards
    • Basic
    • Project management
    • Grant award
    • On-lending/blending:
    • Loan
    • Equity
    • Guarantee
    • Blending




Climate Adaptation, Resilience and Engagement in Local Governments (CARE-LG)



Mr. Karma Tshering

Managing Director
Post Box 520, Genyen Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
Phone +975-2-339861
Phone +975-2-339862
Mr. Singye Dorji

Chief Financial Officer
Phone +975-2-339861
Phone +975-2-339862
Mr. Kinley Tshering

Chief Program Officer
Phone +975-2-339861
Phone +975-2-339862