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By Chimi Dema Spearheaded by the Tarayana Foundation, a total of 33 farmers and community members of Yangbari and Bagla under Gongdue Gewog in Mongar underwent a bamboo shoot processing training this week. A similar training was also conducted for 12 community members of Remadu village under Bjoka Gewog in Zhemgang and for another 44 participants in Nagor Gewog, Mongar. …

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A women’s group comes to the community’s aid

By Tandin Wangchuk As part of their Small Grants program, Bhutan Foundation is supporting an enterprising women’s group in Chubjekha village in Paro to install rainwater harvesting system for ten households in the community. The initiative is expected to meet part of their water needs to help the growth of agriculture in the locality. According to the Foundation, Chubjekha village …

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Visible progress seen in the livestock sector

By Tandin Wangchuk In striving to achieve livestock product self-sufficiency for a prosperous and self-reliant society living in harmony with nature, the Department of Livestock during the fiscal year has attained 92.06% self-sufficiency in dairy products, (47.75%) self-sufficiency in meat sector, 100% self-sufficiency in egg and 15 % self-sufficiency in wet fish production. DoL said in 2020-2021, in order to …

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Away from archaic offices and chaotic workplaces

By Tashi Dendup WorkSpace Thimphu, an innovative idea to help young Bhutanese startups with low budgets to find office space to do their work, is a new enterprise that plans to make it big. The concept is similar to the famous American company WeWork, whereby WorkSpace Thimphu will facilitate Bhutanese entrepreneurs and freelancers in a professional and comfortable co-working space. …

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Ministerial candidates dubbed as the ‘Perfect Six’

Tashi Namgyal/Thimphu Amidst the hurly-burly of recent developments around the new Home Minister’s post, the Prime Minister (PM) as of last week received six nominations but did not reveal the names. However, sources from the National Assembly (NA) indicated five male and one lone female candidate who forms the cohort of what observers have dubbed as the ‘Perfect Six’.The PM …

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