NOFP Components
  • Increased organic production production of bio-inputs leading to phased import substitution of agrochemicals

  • Enhanced organic value chain and marketing through private sector engagements and enterprise development

  • Organic standards, inspections and certification system developed and implemented

VISION

DTo commercialize organic production, targeted to potential markets for socio-economic development through production of safe and nutritious foods on sustainable basis.

OBJECTIVE

  • Increased organic production for sustained economic development.
  • Employment generated for youth and others– rural-urban migration partly addressed.
  • Increased domestic production of bio-inputs.
  • Enhanced organic value chain and marketing (enterprise development).
  • Strengthened policy, institution, technical and regulatory environment for organic.
  • Import substitution.

STRATEGIES

  • Enhance production, availability and access to bio-inputs and organic seeds
  • Enhance soil nutrient management at land use certificate programme sites through integrated approaches
  • Organic research and development program in all the sectors
  • Promote cooperative/group based organic production
  • Promote organic management of weeds, diseases and insect pests
  • Develop organic value chain and market system (includes processing/cold storages/warehouses).
  • Strengthen advocacy, awareness on organic farming technologies, products and success stories
  • Develop and operationalize organic certification systems
Program Key Objective Main Results Coverage Component
Organic Bhutan

Nu 1000 million

Commercialize organic production of selected commodities for socioeconomic development through sustainable production of safe and nutritious food •        Increase organic production (31,233 MT)

•        Increase export volume of organic products (24,278 MT)

•        Increase annual export earning from  organic produce (Nu. 55 M)

•        Increase domestic production of bio-inputs. (254,320 MT)

•        Generate employment for youths

All 20 Dzongkhags

12 Products identified

Increased organic production

production of bio-inputs leading to phased import substitution of agrochemicals

Enhanced organic value chain and marketing through private sector engagements and enterprise development

Organic standards, inspections and certification system developed and implemented