Bhutan: Projects and Results
Latest Project Results and Case Studies
Bringing Power to Bhutan's Villages and BeyondAn ADB-supported project in Bhutan has brought electricity to the country’s poor and will earn revenues for the government from exporting electricity to India.
Upcoming Hydropower Plant Already Helping Families in BhutanDue to become operational in mid 2014, the Dagachhu Hydropower Plant in southwestern Bhutan is already boosting incomes and providing opportunities for communities in the area.
Bhutan Hydropower Plant to Avoid Fossil Fuel Emissions, Earn Carbon CreditsIn Bhutan's Dagana District, the 126 megawatt Dagachhu Hydropower Plant is contributing to environmentally sustainable development both at home and abroad.
Bhutan: Road Improvement Project: Improving the Well-being of Road Workers - 2011The goal of the Road Improvement Project (RIP) was to contribute to poverty reduction in Bhutan by providing employment opportunities to the poorest segment of the country’s population, thereby improving their quality of life.
Bhutan: Rural Electrification and Network Expansion Project: Rural Electricians Training Program - 2011This project was ADB’s third loan-financed rural electrification project in Bhutan. The purpose of the project was to assist the government in providing electricity to 8,000 new rural consumers, as well as to hospitals, schools, and other public facilities.
Bhutan: Basic Skills Development Project and Rural Skills Development Project - 2011The objective of the Basic Skills Development Project (BSDP) was to improve the quality and relevance of the TVET system to ensure that training is provided in the basic skills required for employment in Bhutan.
Bhutan: Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Sector Development Program - 2011The goal of the Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Sector Development Program (MSMESDP)2 was to stimulate growth of the MSME sector, and overall private sector development in Bhutan.
Promoting Vocational Training in BhutanExpanded vocational training fills a yawning gap in indigenous skills, so that vulnerable people can earn the expertise to keep pace with Bhutan's fast-growing economy.
Lighting Up the Countryside in BhutanA broad approach to Bhutan's complex power challenges has kept people healthier, allowed children to learn better, and fueled a nascent tech boom.
Giving Small Businesses a Boost in BhutanEntrepreneurialism has a vital role to play in Bhutan's economic development, and loans can increase the chance of small business success.
- Preparing the Health Sector Development Program
- Education and Skills Development Project
- Enhancing Competitiveness of High-Value Agriculture and Artisan Products Value Chains
- Thimphu Road Improvement Project
- South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Transport, Trade Facilitation and Logistics Project