Bhutan Development Report : A Path to Inclusive and Sustainable Development

The Bhutan Development Report aims to inform policy making in Bhutan, especially in the area of economic diversification. Bhutan has a strong track record of reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity, primarily supported by the state, which has played a large role in the country’s development accomplishments. Growth has been driven mainly by the public sector through hydropower development. State dominance is also reflected in the existence of a large number of state-owned enterprises (SOEs).However, the dependence on hydropower has resulted in a weak private sector and also created macroeconomic vulnerabilities. The government has taken important steps to develop the nascent private sector through investments in infrastructure and improvements in the investment climate. It has also invested heavily in education and health. Despite these laudable investments, available jobs remain vacant, while educated youth remain unemployed.

 

World Bank. 2019. Bhutan Development Report : A Path to Inclusive and Sustainable Development (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.

 

You can access to the document with the below link:

http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/259671548449315325/pdf/134060-WP-PUBLIC-25-1-2019-13-34-54-BDRJanuary.pdf

 

Recent posts

World Mental Health Day

    Every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to suicide. Join us, today, in “40 seconds of action” to raise awareness of the scale of suicide around the world and the role that each of us can play to help prevent it.

Read More
Ensuring Food Safety & Quality Management

  World Food Programme (WFP) in partnership with the Department of Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs conducted a food safety & quality management training for private traders, retailers, wholesalers and enterprises dealing in essential food items in Phuentsholing & Thimphu. The sessions were delivered through a hybrid learning model comprising of theory, online module as […]

Read More
ANNOUNCEMENT

UNDP country office in Thimphu would like to announce the sale of a Toyota Landcruiser with the following details: Vehicle registration no. Date of Purchase Model/ Make   Condition 3 CD 10   2006 Toyota Landcruiser (Diesel) Good running condition Interested bidders may send in their bids in a sealed envelope marked as “Bid for […]

Read More

Copyright © 2018 United Nations Country Team. All rights reserved