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.
Download the summary of the document: Comprehensive Development Plan for Bhutan 2030
This year, the UN has identified the theme of International Youth Day 2019 as “Transforming education”, highlighting efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all youth, including efforts by youth themselves.Read More
Picture Courtesy: Kuensel The Ministry of Health (MoH) conducted an evacuation drill in collaboration with WHO Country Office and the UN office on 30 July. The drill was a part of the Health Emergency and Disaster Contingency Plan 2016, which mandates the need to conduct mock or evacuation drills in health facilities including the […]Read More
The Resident Coordinator of UN Bhutan, Gerald Daly said, “based on past experiences, we need the primary failure of the capital markets in relation to sustainable development as one of misallocation of capital. In the words of the UN Secretary General, “the world has the resources to deliver, but they are not allocated […]Read More
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