Ending the hesitation around menstruation

SNV & partners join together to host the first-ever Menstrual Hygiene Day celebration in Bhutan.

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SNV wins Basketball Tournament 2015

Team SNV emerged the champions in the one day "Partnership for Development" basketball tournament, held on May 23rd, 2015. Team UNDP was the runners-up. Ten teams from various international organisations working in Bhutan participated in the tournament, organised by 2014 champions Save the Children International, Thimphu.  

Improved toilets in Samtse

SNV, Public health engineering department & Samtse district administration achieves milestones in conducting Community development for Health (CDH) workshops & training of local people to bring about improved sanitation facility. 

Biodigester training in Punakha

Training of District Livestock Extension Officers and Masons in ‘Construction, Supervision, Operation & Maintenance of Fixed Dome Biodigester’ from 9 - 20th March, 2015 in Punakha.

WASH Triggering Workshop

On 7 & 8th March, a CDH workshop was conducted in Jigme Village, Dorokha Drungkhag, Samtse District to facilitate and make the community realise, self-discover, create ownership and eventually take collective actions for improving the sanitation and hygiene status of their community.

Second PES agreement signed in Bhutan

The second Payment for Environmental Services (PES) agreement in Bhutan was signed on 23rd March, 2015 for 5 years between the Burkhey Watershed Community and a group of Industrial houses in Pasakha, Phuntsholing for the supply of drinking water.

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A team from climate-smart agriculture project visited Assam and Meghalaya in India from 13-19 June, 2015.The visit was initiated and sponsored by the Climate-smart Agriculture project, SNV Bhutan.

Stakeholders from the six eastern dzongkhags of Lhuntse, Mongar, Trashigang, Tashiyangtse, Pemagatshel and Samdrup Jongkhar came together to discuss the progress and issues of the Vegetable Value C

Farmers in Burkhey village, Chukha district and Ugyentse & Samtse blocks under Samtse district received field support from SNV Climate Smart Agriculture project, the Research & Development Centre Yusipang (RDC-Y) and district agriculture offices, from 25-29th May 2015.
Members of the Umling climate-smart farmer association (value addition group) are now trained to produce ginger pickle, ginger paste & powder, ginger candy and potato chips.
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Vegetable Value Chain Programme under MAGIP
Linking farmers’ groups to schools and other institutes: watch this video.


Kencho Wangdi,
Country Representative
SNV Bhutan Country Office
Yosel Lam (Above National Memorial Chorten)
Thimphu Bhutan 
PO Box. 815
Ph.   +975 2 322900
Fax: +975 2 322649

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