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PDP presents its economic and developmental report card

The former minister of education, Norbu Wangchuk presented the review card of the government during the People’s Democratic Party’s convention last week where he provided an overall view on the 11th FYP in achieving self reliance and inclusive green socio-economic growth. Norbu Wangchuk is also the party’s Vice-President for youths. …

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Agriculture Ministry exceeded its targets

Apart from the targets achieved during the last five years from July 2013 to June 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MoAF) also implemented various activities that were not part of the 11th Five Year Plan targets, which shows how the ministry was able to deliberately take on board …

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Potato crops affected by blight in Chukha

Chukha consists of 11 gewogs, of which Chapcha and Bjabcho gewogs produce almost 90 percent of the total potato production in Chukha. However, the production level has been affected by annual cases of Potato Tuber Moth (PTM). PTM attacks Solanaceous crops with potato being favored. According to farmers, potatoes that …

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