How safe is your food?


20 March 2015, Thimphu: Between 20 March and 1 April, UN in Bhutan and Hotel Le Meridien Thimphu invite everyone in Bhutan to share a picture of their food on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. The aim is to create awareness on ways to avoid diseases related to insecure food. The photographer behind the best picture […]

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Bhutan MDG Sub National Report

Bhutan MDG report cover

5 February 2015, Thimphu: Since 2000, Bhutan has published no less than three progress reports on the status of the Millennium Development Goals. Each of these reports has indicated that the country as a whole is on track to achieve most of MDG targets by 2015, but there has been little data on achievements, challenges and disparities at the […]

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Report of the UNDAF Country Programme Board 2014

CPB report

15 January 2015, Thimphu: The Country Programme Board (CPB) is responsible for implementing and monitoring development activities under the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF). It is jointly chaired by the Gross National Happiness Commission and the UN, and composed of secretaries of relevant ministries, representatives from civil society and those UN Heads of Agencies that […]

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Outstanding volunteers awarded on the International Volunteer Day in Bhutan

volunteer dance_Jakkarin Seema

30 December 2014, Thimphu: In Bhutan, International Volunteer Day – 5 December 2014 – was celebrated through a series of public activities. At the Clocktower Square in Thimphu, international and Bhutanese volunteers showcased their activities and talents through multi-faceted display and cultural programme. Distinguished keynote speakers and a panel discussion by volunteers, shed light on […]

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FAO supports policy impact analysis in Bhutan


23 December 2014, Thimphu: The Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) signed a project of over Nu 11 million on capacity building in policy impact analysis. The implementing partner of this two-year project is the Policy and Planning Division of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests […]

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