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Big bang for the buck

One of the happiest moments in Phurba’s life was cooking traditional buckwheat noodles and pancakes for the Royal Wedding in 2011. “It was very special to see the King and the Queen in real life and to actually do something for them. I was so proud that our local buckwheat was valued by others and pmore

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Local level trainings influence 11th Five Year Plans

To integrate a bottom-up approach, and to recognize the importance of localized insight, towards the design of its 11th National Development Plan, the RGoB's Department of Local Governance (DLG) and the Environment, Climate Change and Poverty Mainstreaming Reference Group (MRG) initiated a sensitizamore

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Smoke free kitchens for rural Bhutan

Bhutan has one of the highest per capita consumption of fuel wood in the world at almost 1.3 tonnes per person.The Sustainable Rural Biomass Energy (SBRE) Project was initiated to reduce the fuel wood consumption and GHG emissions in Bhutan. Close to 70% of Bhutanese who live in rural areas use fuelmore

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