To address the issue of rural-urban migration and promote regionally balanced development, a Comprehensive National Development Plan (CNDP) for Bhutan 2030 was launched last year. The plan identifies various issues such as an increase in rural-urban migration, mainly from east to west contributes to labour shortage leading to increased fallow agricultural land and fragmentation of sociocultural values in rural areas.
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Given that the protection of children and educational facilities is important, it is necessary to prevent the potential spread of COVID-19 in school settings. However, care must also be taken to avoid stigmatizing students and staff who may have been exposed to the virus. COVID-19 does not differentiate among borders, ethnicities, disability status, age […]Read More
The United Nations Resident Coordinator and members of the UN Country Team today, met with the Ambassadors of EU Member States and briefed the delegation on the work of the UN in Bhutan. The delegation, led by H.E. Mr. Tomasz Kozlowski, EU Ambassador to India and Bhutan, are in Bhutan on their Joint Annual Visit.Read More
Mr. Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator and UN Under-secretary General met with the United Nations Country Team in Bhutan today. Mr. Achim Steiner is in Bhutan to Co-chair the 14th Round Table Meeting (RTM), which is the highest forum for policy dialogue between Bhutan and its development partners. The RTM is organized by the Royal Government […]Read More
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