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The high cost of connecting Bhutan’s remotest gewogs

Establishing a community centre in these gewogs could cost at least Nu 8 million each

Community: The establishment of community centres in five remaining gewogs may not be possible given high costs, it was pointed out by the Department of Information Technology and Telecom during its mid-term review (MTR) held last month.

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New economic opportunities: Women’s entrepreneurship in the HKH


“I seek training, not for me, but for my family members, so that they understand what I am doing when I go out of the home to attend trainings, sell the product, and liaise with traders and officers.” – Female vegetable farmer, representative of the multipurpose cooperative, Surkhet Nepal On 21 January 2016, the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon announced

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