1st Consultative RNR Census 2019 Technical Working Group meeting underway

In the runup to the conduct of the RNR Census 2019, the first Consultative RNR Census Technical Working Group meeting is underway at Metta Resort and Spa in Paro from 31st August – 1st September 2018. The RNR Census 2019 will provide updated benchmark agricultural data at the lowest administrative level for the formulation of policies in RNR Sector. Moreover, one of the most important outcomes of the RNR Census 2019 will be the generation of reliable, comprehensive, coherent, internationally comparable and up-to-date information on the agricultural and rural sector for planning, monitoring and evaluation process.

The objectives of the workshop are;

  • Come up with a comprehensive and technically sound listing modality for development of a census master frame.
  • Finalize the timeliness and the calendar of events for the conduct of RNR Census.

The members of the RNR Census Technical Steering Committee are attending the workshop with representatives from DoA, DAMC, DoFPS, DoL, BAFRA, ICTD and PPD from MoAF and NSB. Aside from the RS-TWG members, few staff from the Dzongkhag and Gewogs are also participating.

-RSD

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