Poverty remains one of the main challenges in the country. According to the Poverty Analysis Report 2017, the country's poverty rate stands at 8.21 per cent. And to gather diverse views and ways to address the issue, the World Bank Group held a consultation with stakeholders in Thimphu.
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Four Thromdes will receive 28 compactor trucks by the end of 2021 for solid waste management. The Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC) and Environment Management Team of JICA finalised Grant Aid project worth Nu 600 M yesterday.
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To assist the government in scaling-up the school feeding programme to a national school nutrition programme, the World Food Programme (WFP) country office signed a memorandum of understanding with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). KOICA has agreed to contribute USD 4 M for this cause.
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