SDGs in Bhutan

SDGs: Value Added for GNH? Challenges and Innovations of a Development Alternative from a Socio-Cultural Lens in The Druk Journal, Summer Edition 2017. Ritu Verma

BHUTAN – Rapid Integrated Assessment – October 2015. UNDP.




State of the Nation Report 2017. Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bhutan.

Eleventh Five Year Plan Main Document. Vol. 1. GNH Commission, RGoB. 2012.

Draft Development Evaluation Policy of Bhutan 2017. GNHC, RGOB.

Civil Service Statistics 2016. RCSC. RGOB.

Gross National Happiness Commission reports and publications

Annual Report of the Judiciary, 2016

Court Case Data, 2016

Bhutan Transparency International Studies Page

A Compass Towards a Just and Harmonious Society: 2015 GNH Survey Report. Centre for Bhutan Studies and GNH Research.




Gender Equality Policy Concept Note. NCWC 2016.

Concluding Observations on the Combined Eighth and Ninth Periodic Reports of Bhutan. Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. November 2016.

Bhutan Gender Equality Diagnostic of Selected Sectors. Asian Development Bank, 2014.

Bhutan Gender Policy Note. 2013. The World Bank Group.




Poverty Analysis Report 2012. NSB, RGOB. 2012.


Bhutan Poverty Assessment 2014. National Statistics Bureau, RGOB.




The Kingdom of Bhutan Health System Review. Health systems in transition. Vo-7, Number-2. 2017. World Health Organization.

Sustainability of Bhutan’s Health Services” in The Druk Journal, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Summer 2017. Dr. Sangay Thinley, Jayendra Sharma, Kinzang Wangmo.

Crime and Mental Health Issues among the Young Bhutanese People. Lham Dorji, Sonam Gyeltshen et al. National Statistical Bureau, Thimphu. 2015.

Annual Report 2016, RENEW

RENEW Publications Page

Annual Health Bulletin 2017. Ministry of Health, RGOB.

Lhak-Sam Documents Page

National Baseline Assessment of Drugs and Controlled Substance Use in Bhutan



Food and Nutrition

Food and Nutrition Security Policy of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2014. Royal Government of Bhutan.

Infrastructure and Energy

Sustainable Energy: Is Hydropower the Answer? The Druk Journal. Summer Edition, Dasho Chhewang Rinzin.

Bhutan National Urbanization Strategy. MOWHS, RGOB, 2008.




RMA Annual Report 2015/16, Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan.

National Accounts Statistics 2016. National Statistics Bureau, RGOB.

Labour Force Survey Report 2015. MOLHR, RGOB.

Economic Development Policy 2016. RGOB.

Bhutan Economic Update: Hydropower Sector Clouds Macroeconomic Prospect. The World Bank, 2017.

Bhutan—Critical Development Constraints. Asian Development Bank, Australian Agency for International Development, and Japan International Cooperation Agency. 2013.

Bhutan’s Labour Market: Towards Gainful Employment for All. Ministry of Labour and Human Resources, RGOB and the World Bank Group. 2016.




Two-Stage Child Disability Study: Bhutan 2010-2011. Thimphu, 2011. National Statistics Bureau and UNICEF Bhutan.

Sexual and Reproductive Health of Adolescents and Youth in Bhutan. Monograph No. 7, 2015. National Statistics Bureau.

Investing in the Early Years, For Every Child in Bhutan. Annual Report 2016. UNICEF Bhutan Country Office.

Concluding Observations on the Combined Third to Fifth Periodic Reports of Bhutan. Committee on the Child Rights Convention. June 2017.,CRC,CONCOBSERVATIONS,BTN,59c90e9c4,0.html




Ministry of Education Annual Education Statistics Page

Ministry of Education Policy Papers Page

Ministry of Education Annual Reports Page

Annual Education Statistics 2016. Ministry of Education, RGOB.

Bhutan Education Blueprint 2014-2024: Rethinking Education. Ministry of Education, RGOB. 2014.



Environment and Climate Change

Performance Audit of Disaster Management. Royal Audit Authority (RAA) of Bhutan. May 2016.

Midterm Review Report of the GEF Project on Addressing the Risks of Climate-induced Disasters through Enhanced National and Local Capacity for Effective Actions. Prepared by Oxford Policy Management Limited, UK for UNDP-NEC, Thimphu, Bhutan. January 2017.

Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) of the Kingdom of Bhutan. National Environment Commission (NEC), RGOB. 2015.

Draft Concept Note for National Climate Change Policy. National Environment Commission. 7 Feb 2017

NEC Publications Page

Climate Change Adaptation in Bhutan

RSPN Free Publications Page

RSPN Annual Reports Page




Review of Agriculture Policy by Natural Resources and Environment Committee. Report to the 18th Session of the National Council.

Agricultural Sustainability in Bhutan: A Perspective in The Druk Journal. Summer Edition 2017. Adrian von Bernstorff and Farmer Sangay.

Druk Journal Articles Page

Climate Change Impacts in Bhutan: Challenges and Opportunities for the Agricultural Sector. Working Paper No. 191. CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). Parker L; Guerten N; Thi Nguyen T 2017. Wageningen, The Netherlands.



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