The Commercial Agriculture and Resilient Livelihoods Enhancement Programme (CARLEP) aims to facilitate the transformation of a subsistence-based rural agricultural economy into a sustainable value chain and market driven productive sector by promoting climate smart approaches in agriculture and strengthening capacities of communities and local institutions.

The Programme shall adopt two-pronged approaches - Value chain or commercialization approach in Gewogs with high production and marketing potentials and targeted intervention approach in vulnerable Gewogs to poverty and climate change impacts. The Programme area includes selected Gewogs in six eastern Dzongkhags (Lhuentse, Mongar, Pemagatshel, Samdrup Jongkhar, Trashi Yangtse and Trashigang). The programme will benefit 28000 smallholder HHs of which 5000 HH will directly benefit from vegetable and dairy value chains. read more

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    Meeting on Online Reporting System and Procurement Planning conducted

    July 9th, 2017

    The two days workshop on procurement planning for the FY 2017-18 and way forward...

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    Narrative AWPB 2017-18 available online

    June 5th, 2017

    The narrative version of Annual Work Plan and Budget (AWPB) 2017 -2018 has been...

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    IFAD’s Implementation Support Mission (ISM) to Bhutan for CARLEP

    March 15th, 2017

    CARLEP is receiving the first ‘Implementation Support Mission’ from IFAD, commencing from 19th till...

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    Youth Seminar called ‘Farmers’ Dialogue’ been conducted on 6th of March, 2017.

    March 2nd, 2017

    Over the last few years, the youth; the educated youth inclusive of the graduates...

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    Upcoming AWPB preparation and RPIC meeting

    January 30th, 2017

    CARLEP is organizing two days’ workshop from 11th-12th February, 2017 for the preparation of...

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