Dairy Enterprise Development Concept presented to Ministry

19 September 2019: Department of Livestock presented a concept document on dairy enterprise development to Ministry this morning. A project proposal titled “Transforming dairy sector for sustainable livelihood of dairy farmers in Bhutan” was tabled for discussion, chaired by Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, and attended by technical staff from DoL HQ & National Dairy Research & Development Centre, and planning officers from Ministry Policy and Planning Division.

Enterprise development is a new approach adopted by Ministry in 12 Five year plan to upscale the RNR production through organized and formal value chain strategy interventions, with a focus to enhance income, youth employment, substantially reduce import of livestock products and strive towards achieving greater food self-sufficiency.