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  • MoAF releases the RNR Statistical Framework 2018 (RSF 2018)

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests releases the RNR Statistical Framework 2018 (RSF 2018), which shall be the guiding document for all statistical activities within the domain of RNR Sector. The need for reliable, timely and credible RNR data is ever increasing, because more than 60 percent of the Bhutanese population depend on RNR sector for their livelihood. In view of the predominant position of the RNR sector, the collection, analysis, validation, dissemination and storage of RNR statistics assume great importance. Therefore, right information, in the right form, at the right time is needed to make informed decisions and policy formulation.

    The main objective of the RNR Statistical Framework is to generate reliable, quality and timely RNR statistics for evidence-based decision-making by streamlining statistical mandates, strengthening coordination mechanisms and promoting use of appropriate methodologies. The RSF 2018 is published by the RNR Statistics Division (RSD) of MoAF after being reviewed by RNR Statistics Technical Working Group (RS-TWG). Finally, the RSF 2018 is approved and endorsed for implementation by the RNR-GNHC, the apex decision-making body in the MoAF.

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  • Farm road ATLAS of Bhutan 2017

    Recognizing the need and importance of spatial farm road data for monitoring and planning purposes, the Geographic InformationSystem and Remote Sensing Section (GIS&RSS) of the Renewable Natural Resources Statistics Division (RSD), is please to publish this Atlas on farm roads in Bhutan. It is an update on the farm road atlas of 2012, using data from various sources. It presents spatial map on roads, in particular farm roads, zig-zagging across the country side and give viewers an idea of the level of connectivity of rural communities to the major national highways and accessibility to markets.

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  • Office Complex Location Map, Tashichho Dzong

    The Geographic Information System & Remote Sensing Section of the Renewable Natural Resources Statistics Division, Directorate Services, MoAF is pleased to release the maps showing spatial location of Ministry’s office complex near Tashichho Dzong. The map was prepared by two internship students from University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun, India namely Mr. Ugyen Tshering and Ms. Dechen Wangmo, studying in 2nd year, B.Tech Geo Informatic Engineering under the mentorship of Mr. Rinchen Dorji ,Sr. GIS Officer,RSD, DS, MoAF. The map was produced, as we have seen many visitors having difficulty in locating the offices and it shows the detail location of offices and other important features like the entrances, road networks, reserved parking , electric boxes, water tank, electric vehicle charging point etc.

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  • Statistics on import of major food items from India during Jan – Dec 2017

    This statistical release is based on analysis of import data sourced from Bhutan Trade Statistics 2016 and 2017 published by Department of Revenue and Customs, Ministry of Finance, Royal Government of Bhutan. It presents volume and value of import of major food items from India during the period Jan-Dec 2017, and the same for Jan-Dec 2016 is also presented for comparison, to give a sense of trend in import. Import of the same items from countries other than India was found negligible and hence not presented here.

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