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Building Community Initiatives

August 28th, 2018|Categories: News and Events|

Among the three Local Action Plans (LAPs) which was reviewed and approved by the town hall committee members during its second meeting held on 5/8/2018, construction of “Rekhay Marketing Hut” to promote local products was [...]

Conserving and Improving Biodiversity through Promotion of Organic Farming in Samdrup Jongkhar

May 22nd, 2018|Categories: News and Events|

Organic agriculture refers to a farming system that enhances soil fertility by maximizing the efficient use of local resources, while foregoing the use of agrochemicals, genetically modified organisms and the many synthetic compounds used as [...]

20 Women completed 15-day zero waste craft training

May 11th, 2018|Categories: News and Events|

20 women from Dewathang, Orong, Trashigang and Samdrup Jongkhar Thromde areas have successfully completed a 15 day training program on zero waste craft in Dewathang. Together with closing of the training program, ‘Farmers Field Day’ [...]

Enhancing Exchange Visits as a Learning and Networking Tool

May 7th, 2018|Categories: News and Events|

Farmers and SJI staff visited Community Gene Bank - ‘Buli Sanam-Nyamsung-Detshen’ in Nangkor Gewog under Zhemgang Dzongkhag. The group is using the Gene Bank to conserve organic seeds of locally grown crops. It is the [...]