Local musicians can sue drayangs and discos

Despite efforts made by the Intellectual Property Division (IPD) to create awareness on the Intellectual Property (IP) Rights, Bhutanese artists, mainly musicians, are least interested in exercising their rights. On February 1, the IPD office encouraged interested parties to apply for the voluntary deposit and registration of their copyrights with …

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Plans to commercialize dairy farming still on paper

After the formation of a jersey group in this gewog, villagers were told milk would be collected from houses for sale, creating a good economic opportunity. Sixteen households joined the group and each member has a jersey cow or two. The members were given a loan of Nu 50,000 to …

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In Gasa, community forests mean business

The sum of Nu 21, 240 may not sound big these days. But for the members of Genrab Cithuen Community Forest (CF) in Khame gewog, Gasa dzongkhag, it is a fortune, after they earned the amount from the sale of non-wood forest products, the highest generated from any community forest …

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