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Upskilling tour guides in Bhutan as tourism remains in limbo after COVID-19

Tourism remains among the hardest hit in Bhutan with over 50,000 tourism workers, including tour guides, affected by the pandemic.  

UNDP and TVET Reform Project Office partner to prepare youths for ‘jobs of tomorrow’

The partnership, supported by the Government of Japan, will focus on advancing Bhutan’s efforts to align its TVET education system to the changing needs and future of work scenario in Bhutan.  

UNDP's COVID-19 Response Support to Bhutan

The COVID-19 Response package includes support to the Ministry of Health, the National Commission for Women and Children (NCWC) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) working with vulnerable…  

Assessing socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 on Bhutan's tourism sector

Bhutan is carrying out a rapid assessment to gain a clearer picture or understanding of the socio-economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, particularly on the vulnerable groups so that its…  

GNHC and UNDP sign GCF financed climate resilient agriculture project

The project ‘Supporting Climate Resilience and Transformational Changes in the Agriculture Sector in Bhutan’ will help Bhutan prepare and adapt to climate change and ensure it is heading towards low…  

Bhutan pursues Climate Resilience with National Adaptation Plan

Bhutan today stepped up its response to climate change with the launch of a project to advance its National Adaptation Plan focused on water. The project to be implemented with the support of the…  

Access to water paramount to eradicating poverty in Bhutan

On October 17th, 1987, the world witnessed an unprecedented show of solidarity. Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Paris to advocate for the voices of the people living in poverty to be…  

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