The goal of the proposed JFPR Project is to improve the living standard of rural Bhutanese. Rural population with improved living standard will have better nutrition and health conditions, better productivity which gains large returns. These goals will be achieved by an increase in net income, with increased net income, rural Bhutanese will have financial capacity to spend more money on essential goods and services, or to invest their savings into better lifestyle and productivity. The Project aims to (i) minimize household and village expenditures, and (ii) increase earning opportunities. The Project will (i) develop a new training program, Geog Skills Development Program (GSDP), for rural areas focusing more on construction and some essential skills; (ii) train trainers; (iii) provide GSDP in geogs (groups of villages) during off-farm seasons; and (iv) computerize graduates registration system.
Latest Project Documents
|Rural Skills Development Project||May 2007|
|Rural Skills Development Project (Financed by the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction)||Dec 2006|
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