Trade and Development Strategies

Year Strategy name Sector
2009 Tenth Five Year Plan

The plan provides an overview of the results achieved by the Ninth... The plan provides an overview of the results achieved by the Ninth Five Year Plan and of the current economic performance of Bhutan. Hence it outlines a poverty reduction strategy, focusing on the development of industry, agriculture, infrastructures, land management, human capital and business environment. Moreover, the plan assesses the national macro-economic stability and the external trade position of the country. It deals with education, gender policies, environment and HIV/AIDS.

Hydroelectricity, Information Communication Technology, Metallic Minerals, Non-metallic Minerals, Tourism Hydroelectricity, Information Communication Technology, Metallic Minerals, Non-metallic Minerals, Tourism

2007 UNDAF Bhutan 2008-2012

The United Nations Development Assistance Framework is aligned with the Millennium Development... The United Nations Development Assistance Framework is aligned with the Millennium Development Goals and with the Tenth Five Year Plan of Bhutan. It envisages the following five expected outcomes: 1) By 2012, opportunities for generation of income and employment increased in targeted poor areas; 2) Increased access and utilization of quality health services with emphasis on reproductive health, maternal and child health and nutrition, HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria and other non-communicable diseases; 3) By 2012, access to quality education for all with gender equality and special focus on the hard-to-reach population improved; 4) By 2012, institutional capacity and people’s participation strengthened to ensure good governance; 5) By 2012, national capacity for environmental sustainability and disaster management strengthened.

2005 Agriculture Diversification in Bhutan

The document outlines the potential for diversification in Bhutan's agriculture. It provides... The document outlines the potential for diversification in Bhutan's agriculture. It provides an overview of the current performance of the sector and it identifies the most important factors currently facilitating or limiting sub-sector diversification. Finally, it provides recommendations about specific sub-sectors to focus on and policy actions to take.

Floriculture, Lemon Grass Oil, Mushrooms, Organic Agriculture, Vegetables Floriculture, Lemon Grass Oil, Mushrooms, Organic Agriculture, Vegetables

2004 Buthan Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

The Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper is aligned with the Buthan Vision 2020... The Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper is aligned with the Buthan Vision 2020 and with the Ninth Five Year Plan. It provides an overview of the recent economic outlook and policy developments and it outlines sectoral strategies for poverty reduction focusing on education, health, agriculture, infrastructures, and energy. Finally, it analyses the characteristics of poverty in Bhutan, focusing inequlity, gender and regional differences.

1999 Bhutan Vision 2020

The document outlines the Vision of Bhutan's nation, people, economy, environment and... The document outlines the Vision of Bhutan's nation, people, economy, environment and institutions in 2020. It envisages the overarching goal of ensuring the future independence, sovereignty and security of the country, and it identifies its main guiding principles: identity, unity and harmony, stability, self-reliance, sustainability, and flexibility. It outlines strategic orientations in human development, culture and heritage, socio-economic development, governance, and environmental sustainability.