Veröffentlicht am 16.11.2012 Gofar Bhutan
Bhutan’s Organic Dream
By BENNY LIM
It is a beautiful dream on par with the legendary Shangri-La: a farming country that produces only 100 per cent organic greens. The goal is all the more attractive because it fits in with Bhutan’s drive towards sustainable living, as set out in the country’s Gross National Happiness philosophy.
But the challenges are great. Many Bhutanese farmers live in remote villages, while others find that their crops do not thrive without pesticides and fertilizers. The country only produces 60 per cent of the crops it needs, never mind whether they are organic or not.
We find out what the Bhutanese have to say about their Organic Dream.
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