From the monthly archives: May 2016

In its quest to create awareness on the importance of sustainable management of the natural resources, the National Soil Services Centre (NSSC) of the Department of Agriculture and Watershed Management Division (WMD) of the Department of Forests and Park Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests conducted a sensitization workshop for our youths in 6 […]

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Bhutan loses about 3.34 tonnes of topsoil per hectare annually. The soil loss increases eight-fold to 24.61 tonnes a hectare in areas where sustainable land management techniques are not implemented. This is about three truckloads of soil being removed and dumped downstream every year.

Even with sustainable land management techniques Bhutan loses at least 12 […]

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