Cooperatives in Bhutan-Fumbly Play

Imagine that you are a potato farmer – your livelihood is entirely dependent on that crop. And a manufacturing industrialist who makes potato chips buys most of your products. The value that is added to the finished potato chips isn’t as great as the differential between the profits from your potatoes and the finish potato […]

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GENDER ECONOMICS IN BHUTAN

It is said that in the United States, a country that boasts its beliefs in equality and liberty, a woman, in her lifetime, makes only about 78% of what a man makes. This figure, called the gender pay gap, is controversial because most people misunderstand what it actually means. Some critics believe it to be […]

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Immense Gratitude to our Leaders

Karma Choden This monsoon has seen one of the worst floods leading to road blocks, damages to the bridges, homes and even taking a few lives. But it is in this worst situation we have seen the best of leadership, compassion, sympathy and empathy of our leaders. It was the presence of His Majesty in […]

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Foreign work force: An integral element of Bhutanese economy

Kezang Namgyel One of Bhutan’s spectacular attempt to redefine an alternative development paradigm that thrust happiness as the centerpiece of our development philosophy and our unprecedented effort in conserving its pristine natural environment has drawn numerous accolades in the international arena. We are now praised as a global leader in environmental protection. On the home […]

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