Make agriculture an all-time national agenda

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The recent directives from the government to encourage farmers in all dzongkhags to increase the production of food items could be a small but significant step. It has been long overdue.

Is South Asia ready for take Off?

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Since the mid-1980s, durable reforms coupled with prudent macroeconomic management have brought steady progress to the South Asia region, making it one of the world’s fastest growing regions. 

Mind Over Matter Bhutan

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What’s the difference between stress and anxiety?  How/ when…

Consensual Sex is NOT a Crime:  Justice Should be Ensured

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Consensual sex happens when each partner willingly chooses to…

Does the labour law extend to employees of RUB?

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In the recent compulsory retirement case of employees of the…

Isn’t it time to invest in other alternative Renewable Energy (RE) sources!

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Bhutan is bestowed with significant natural resources, amongst…

Mandatory drugs testing – violating current drugs law?

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The current mandatory drug testing by various government agencies…

For every child

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Each November 20 – to mark the signing of the UNs Convention of the Rights of the Child – UNICEF celebrates World Children’s Day. 
PM with NC Chair, UNDP RR, MPs, government officials and LG leaders on the second day of the Royal Highland Festival, which coincided with the 74th United Nations Daykuensel

The Bhutanese Spirit of “Service”

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Last week, as a humble partner, UNDP Bhutan had the honor to participate in the 4th Edition of the Royal Highland Festival, held in Laya. This festival was started by His Majesty The King in 2016 to celebrate and preserve the rich cultural tradition of the highland communities in Bhutan. 

Forests: Natural capital or exploitable resources?

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“Forest sector underutilized, says World Bank report” is the title of the story ran by Kuensel on July 25, 2019. If the World Bank’s report read “forest sector underutilized,” it calls for a much broader debate.

The Sarpang-Zhemgang Debate

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The Opposition along with the National Council members are locked…