A Malady Called Rural-Urban Migration Part II

In recent times, the media – particularly Kuensel, has been reporting on a brand new social malady called Goongtong – the apathetic case of abandoned households in the rural areas of Eastern dzongkhags. Other than arousing a mild sense of curiosity generated by the term itself, the tragedy that is Goontong does seem to have […]

Increasing number of farmland being left fallow

Agriculture: With increasing wild life attacks on their crops, the villagers...

Commercial cultivation of bamboo yet to take off in Radhi

Resources: When villagers of Radhi first started planting bamboo to fight...

25 power tillers provided to Mongar and Lhuentse

The eastern districts are given priority in providing agriculture machinery  ...

His Majesty celebrates Chunyipai losar in Autsho

Celebration: Thousands of people arrived at the Autsho school ground in...

Fishing for FDI

As a small fish in a big pond (read India and...

Teachers undergo crash course in integrated farming

In pursuance of the broader national goal of food self sufficiency...

A lhakhang for Changjiji housing colony

Religion: The National Housing Development Corporation is building a community lhakhang...

Changangkha lhakhang – The light at the end of the tunnel

The popular pilgrim spot, plagued by poor infrastructure, will soon see...

A malady called rural-urban migration

“If something is not done in the next 5-10 years, I...

Urban poor at higher risk to climate change

Conference: Rapid urbanisation could be a major hurdle in Bhutan’s attempt...

Inadequate fuel supply irks Dagana residents

Fuel: Residents of Dagana are frustrated that they have to either...

Umsang – A village of yathra-weaving women

A centre, first set up by YVIA, and later constructed by...

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