In Bhutan, SNV Bhutan joined the country and its partners in celebrating International Women’s Day on 8th March 2014 with the launch of the female leadership training manual titled “Strengthening Female Leadership in Farmers’ Groups and Cooperatives”, Empowering women for better participation and decision making by the Queen Mother, Her Majesty Galyum Sangay Choden Wangchuk in Haa district.
On February 16th, the Minister of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF), Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, opened the 3-day National PES Inception Workshop to an audience of over 65 selected stakeholders representing the public, private and non-profit sectors.
Turning our experience into knowledge helps us, our partners and others to up-scale proven practices and adapt them to new contexts. We constantly validate and leverage the use of knowledge.
In this Year of the Water Snake, SNV is celebrating our silver jubilee in Bhutan. From July in 2013, with our government and local partners and team, we will be looking back together at 25 years of working in partnership.
Started in 2011, the SNV supported Bhutan Biogas Project aims to build capacity of the public and private sectors to construct and operate 1,600 biogas plants in four districts in the next two years.
SNV helps farmers to access markets, adapt to climate change and improve households and national food security. This involves: