United Nations in Bhutan Country Results Report, 2016

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How regular water supply helped farmers discover a green thumb in Bhutan

  Despite the lush greenery that surrounds Ngarpongtang village in Thangrong, Bhutan, until recently, it was impossible to grow vegetables there. “I used to have to go to other villages to exchange pinewood for vegetables,” says Wangdi, a 54-year-old farmer. “We couldn’t get vegetables to grow here.”   Water was a scarce resource in this […]

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Foodborne illnesses in Asia-Pacific ‘needlessly’ sicken 275 million annually and threaten trade

    The Asia-Pacific region has a poor track record when it comes to preventing foodborne illnesses, resulting in the deaths of 225,000 people each year, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today, during an event marking the first World Food Safety Day. “Worldwide, each year, unsafe food or water kill more people than […]

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

  WFP Bhutan is seeking a qualified person for Programme Policy Officer (National Officer – NOB), based in Thimphu, Bhutan : VA 105783. Please click on this link https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer…for more details. Deadline for application is Sunday, 30 June 2019 (midnight – Bhutan time) Note: Candidates are requested to create an account in the system before applying […]

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