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Gamung’s long wait for water

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Taps run dry in Gamung

Water: In a small village called Gamung in upper Shali in Shumar gewog, winter means fetching water from a stream and searching for water sources. The village has been facing an acute water shortage for years. Villagers are frustrated with the water problem especially during the winter seasons. While the ...

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From oranges to ginger

Norbugang decides to leave oranges for a crop that requires less work Agriculture: With their orange trees deteriorating every year and with no hope of reviving a once lucrative occupation, many farmers in Norbugang gewog in Nganglam are slowly shifting towards ginger cultivation.

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Norbugang orange growers escape demonitisation woes

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Good weather and discontinued use of pesticides is a likely cause of an improved crop this year

After three years of poor produce and prices, orange growers here are reaping the results of hard work

Agriculture: Villagers of Norbugang gewog in Nganglam dungkhag are brimming with joy this year. Not only are they enjoying a bumper harvest of high quality oranges, they have also managed to escape the pitfalls other orange growers are facing as a result of the demonitisation process in India.

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