Comprehensive Review of the Land Act of Bhutan, 2007 for Revision

Since land is the main source of social and economic security to majority population in the country, but with land resource being finite, effort to ensure equitable distribution through various policy and legal measures may be in the long-term interest of the nation. The Constitution of Bhutan has adequate provisions to address this issue.

In this context, Dr. Dasho Kinzang Wangdi, former minister of Works of Human Settlement analyses and reviews the Land Act of Bhutan, 2007 and offers recommendations.

Rangeland Tenure Transfer An Analysis of Policy and Legal Issues in Bhutan

Rangeland Tenure Transfer An Analysis of Policy and Legal Issues in Bhutan by Lyonpo Dr. Kinzang Dorji This book attempts to analyze the situation with regard to ownership pattern of Tsamdro (rangeland) prior to the Land Act of Bhutan 2007 vis-à-vis their livestock ownership at present as many are no longer engaged in grazing for … Read moreRangeland Tenure Transfer An Analysis of Policy and Legal Issues in Bhutan

Gongzim Ugyen Dorji The King’s Aide and Diplomat Par Excellence

Gongzim Ugyen Dorji The King’s Aide and Diplomat Par Excellence by Tshering Tashi Gongzim Ugyen Dorji (1855-1916) played a great supporting role in establishing the monarchy. The Gongzim was a simple man who shared the dream of his master, the first King of Bhutan, Ugyen Wangchuck. His story is an example and a tribute to … Read moreGongzim Ugyen Dorji The King’s Aide and Diplomat Par Excellence

Taking Happiness Seriously

Taking Happiness Seriously – Eleven Dialogues on Gross National Happiness by Dr Ross McDonald This is a collection of in-depth dialogues between the author and well-known players central to the formation of this important goal. It includes dialogues with the Honourable Prime Mnister of Bhutan, global luminaries in the fields of happiness/wellbeing such as Dr … Read moreTaking Happiness Seriously