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
UN commits to ensure sustainable graduation …would continue its partnership even after graduation By Tshering Dorji (Kuensel Issue: July 30) To ensure sustainable graduation from the category of least developed countries, Bhutan must focus on self-reliance. However, the UN system in Bhutan will continue its assistance and renew its role even after […]Read More
The UN family led by the Resident Coordinator joins His Excellency the Prime Minister, representatives from the government and international organizations to observe the “Zero Waste Hour” by cleaning the area around the Takin Preserve Zoo in Sangaygang. The “Zero Waste Hour” was launched by Her Majesty, the Gyaltsuen, on 2 June as an […]Read More
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