The SAARC Development Goals (SDGs) – Country Report 2013 is the second edition by Bhutan on the progress of SDGs. This document is a testament to Bhutan’s full commitment in achieving the SDGs.

The Bhutan Environment Outlook (BEO) 2012 analyzes the state of the environment, principal environmental impacts, and the motivating forces and pressures for environmental change.

The policy aims to provide a clear direction for the development of cottage, small and medium industry; to prepare them for the opportunities and challenges of globalization; to ensure that they play an increasing role in fostering economic development; to generate employment and support equitable distribution of income and bring about balanced

The National Strategy and Action Plan for Low Carbon Development was prepared to enable Bhutan to fulfill its commitment of remaining carbon neutral. In other words, it will help in ensuring that national emissions of greenhouse gasses (GHG) remain less than the national sequestration capacity.

The RNR Research Policy of Bhutan responds to building a knowledge-based society and emerging challenge of transforming Bhutanese agriculture from subsistence to a commercial-based economy in the 10th Five Year Plan and beyond.

This regulation shall be called “The Waste Prevention and Management Regulation, 2012”.

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) make-up the overwhelming majority (approximately 98%) of all enterprises in most countries, including Bhutan.

The conservation and sustainable use of Bhutan’s biodiversity through securing the economic, social and spiritual wellbeing of the Bhutanese people. The National ABS policy covers the utilization of Bhutanese genetic resources and

The Second National Communication from Bhutan to the UNFCCC elaborates the actions taken, and needed, to address emissions and adverse impacts of climate change in Bhutan.

This publication is a testament of Bhutan’s full commitment in achieving SDGs. The socio-economic development policy in the country is guided by philosophy of Gross National Happiness, which places equal importance to development in health, education, justice, environment & poverty and it takes stock of the progress made thus far in each of the goals and identifies issues athat require more attention.