February 15, Thimphu: The Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives (DAMC) under Ministry of Agriculture and Forests with assistance from International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) conducted a high level consultative meeting to discuss and finalise the draft Renewable Natural Resources Marketing policy (RNR MP). The event was graced by Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Minister for Ministry of Agriculture and Forests.
The Hon’ble Lyonpo in his opening remarks stated ‘the need for RNR Marketing Policy for Bhutan is felt necessary to pave a way for an intelligent and sustainable agriculture or RNR growth.” He added ‘the demand and need for sound marketing policy is evident for our country from the perspective of the majority of our population, over 62% being dependent on it for livelihood and employment.’
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