Organic agriculture project
An inception meeting for organic agriculture project; ‘Empower Small Scale Bhutanese Farmers to Increase Food Security and Sustainable Livelihoods through Agro-Ecological Farming and Food Systems Development’ at Bayulkuenza, Bongo, Chhukha was successfully completed at Dzongkhag Conference Hall on 13th April, 2018 chaired by Officiating Dasho Dzongdag, and in presence of all sector heads and Gewog officials. The project is to be implemented by Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) and Organic Denmark in close collaboration with various stakeholders like ARDC-Yusipang (Organic Program), Dzongkhag and Gewog Administration. The project will be of one and half year long; January, 2018 – June, 2019. The Chair expressed gratitude for selecting Chhukha as one of the project sites and committed full support during the implementation of the project. The project team also promised to work very closely with the Dzongkhag and Gewog Administration to avoid any duplication in planning activities in the field.
Source: Sahabir Rai, Dy. Chief DAO