Development: With a handful of shanty bamboo huts the place once looked desolate but that is changing now.
The former chairperson moved to Dewathang in Samdrupjongkhar after her retirement to be the executive director of the Samdrupjongkhar Initiative (SJI), a civil society organization founded by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche.
Lhakhang: Up the fantastically harrowing and jagged dirt road that winds up from the Zero Point in Babesa, Thimphu, the journey reels like a ride in a bad dream. And it goes on, the journey, like it will never end.
Forest: After failing to cultivate maize and chilli due to acute water scarcity, Tshering, 38, from Kumchi village found a solution to make a living by planting cypress on his six-acre land.
Ngadha, a farmer, said that despite investing over Nu 6,000 to improve the management, he has not been able to make a penny from the tress in three years.
Agriculture: Cardamom cultivation has spread like a wildfire in Dogap, an isolated settlement in Dophuchen (Dorokha), Samtse.