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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    Annual wrietshop for CARLEP to convene from 16-18th May 2018

    May 11th, 2018

    The annual writeshop for CARLEP will be convened from 16th-18th May 2018 at ARDC,...

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    Invitation for the AWPB and RPIC meeting

    January 18th, 2018

    The Office of the Programme Management is organizing the AWPB and procurement planning 2018-19...

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    1st training to 2nd batch of Lead Farmers to begin

    October 30th, 2017

    With the successful completion of the lead farmers’ training to the 1st batch of...

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    Multi-stakeholder Meeting postponed

    October 24th, 2017

    The multi-stakeholder meeting that was initially scheduled from 27-28th October, 2017 has been postponed...

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    Seed growers training conducted

    October 10th, 2017

    The Agriculture Research and Development Center (ARDC, Wengkhar) conducted a three day ‘Seed growers...

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