Agriculture

  VISION

Sustainable natural resources for the equitable social and economic well being of the Bhutanese people and the nation wide

  MISSION

To ensure sustainable social and economic well-being of the Bhutanese people through adequate access to food and natural resources

 GOAL

Green economic growth, inclusive social development, poverty alleviation and climate smart sustainable management and utilization of Natural Resources

OBJECTIVES

Enhance food and nutrition security

Enhance Sustainable Rural Livelihood

Accelerate RNR sector growth

Promote sustainable management and utilization of natural resources.

                                                                                                        Dzongkhag's Data

1. Farm Roads

SL No. Name of farm road Total Length (Km) Year of Construction Fund Source Remarks
1. Jarey Gewog
1 Gorgen- Jarey geog centre 33 2008 GOI  
2 Jarey-Kiranak 11   GOI  
3 Geog centre- Yumchey 9.5 2012-13 GOI  
4 Yabi- Waiyang 3 2014-15 GDG  
5 Ladrong- Kharchung 5.6 2016-18 GOI  
2. Menbi Gewog
1 Kamdhar-Murmo 7 2009-2010 RGoB  
2 Takila-Rawabi 25 2003-2004 RGoB  
3 Takila-Dangling 20 2003-2004 RGoB  
4 Manjabi 7 2007-2008 RGoB  
5 Manjabi-Maedtsho 19 2012-2013 RGoB  
6 Alempang-Gorgan 2.5 2014-2015 RGoB  
7 Ngunmaling 8 2009-2010 RGoB  
8 Takila-Zhungkhar 7 2003-2004 RGoB  
9 Dungkar Dowa 8 2012-2013 RGoB  
10 Zhungkar- Zhungkhar Pam 3 2017-2018 RGoB  
11 Takila-Karney Goenpa 6 2016-2017 RGoB  
12 Nyebi 6 2004-2005 RGoB  
13 Damchugang-Dangling 3.5 2017-2018 RGoB  
14 Ledrong-Tongseng 1 2017-2018 GDG  
15 Drachupang-Lingbi 0.5 2017-2018 GDG  
3. Khoma Gewog
1 Khomazampa to geog center 5.5 2006-2007 RGoB  
2 Khoma to Gangla-Khema 15 2009 RGoB  
3 Khoma to Pangkhar 14 2010 RGoB  
4 Pangkhar Junction to Lukchu-Kemo 6.58 2016 RGoB  
5 Gangla-Khema Junction to Taya/Lawa 6.2 2015 GDG  
6 Goenkarp junction to Nyalamdung 3.3 2015 RGoB  
7 Nyalamdung junction to Drakteng-Lingdung 3.3 2017 RGoB  
8 Khoma to Goenkaar 13 2010 RGoB  
9 Goenkarp Junction to Baptong/Kemtshong 6.4 2010 & 2016 RGoB  
10 Goenkar junction to Karphu 0.7 2010 RGoB  
11 Baptong junction to Baptong Mey Pam 1 2014 Private  
12 Khoma to Khomadung 13.3 2014 RGoB  
4. Minjay Gewog
1 lekshogang 1.3 km 2014-15 RGoB  
2 Tongling power tiller track 2.5km 2015-16 GDG  
3 chusa-Amdrang farm road 3 km 2016-17 SDP  
4 Wangzhing to Jalang 2 km 2015-16 RGoB  
5. Meadtsho Gewog
1 Ladhichu to Yurung 7 2014-2015 SDP  
2 Ladhichu to Oongar 28 2014-2015 RGoB  
3 Geog centre- Sansham 8 2014-2015 RGoB  
4 Tongzibe farm road 1 2015-2016 Self funded with CMU machine  
  Mukpakhar FR 5.8 2016 - 2017 SDP  
  Hurungpang to Shongamed 1.51 2017 - 2018 RGoB  
  Yokpaling FR 2 2015-2016 CMU machine hiring  
  Balam to Tshochen FR 2.87 2017-2018 RGoB  
5 Oongar farm road 1.2 2015-2016 Self funded with CMU machine  
6. Tshenkhar Gewog
SL No. Name of farm road Total Length (Km) Year of Construction Fund Source  
1 Phawan-Langnabi 13 2014 RGOB  
2 Artobadep-Yangla 1 2016 GDG  
3 Dongthrom-Kawachen 1.4 2016 GDG  
4 Kharphu- Nakpachen 2 2016 GDG  
5 Barchu-Chowa 3.4 2017 RGOB  
6 Kwachen-Kilam 2.8 2018 RGOB  
7 Phomaedung-Domkhar 10 2016-2017 GOI  
7. Gangzur Gewog
1 Jangchubling Farmroad 12.5 2005-07 KR-II & AMEPP  
2 Ney Farmroad 18 2008-12 SDP  
3 Tsholing Farmroad 7.4 2008-12 RGoB  
4 Shawa Farmroad 13 2009-10 SDP  
5 Jang Farmroad 8 2010-12 RGoB  
6 Ngar Farmroad 5 2012-13 MAGIP  
7 Yurbe Farmroad 1.8 2012-13 RDC-Wengkhar  
8 Phatila-Tagzibar Farmroad 6 2012-13 RGoB  
9 Yordak Goenpa road 7 2010-12 RGoB  
10 Magar-Somshing Farmroad 7.5 2011-13 RGoB  
11 Zhamling Farm road 1 2014-2015 GDG  
12 Amtse Farm road 6.5 2015-2016 GDG  
13 Namsegang Farmroad 2.07 2015-2016 GDG  
14 Thimyul Farmroad 2.07 2016-2017 RGoB  
15 Tongling Farmroad 1.06 2017-2018 GDG  
16 Jang Merculing Farmroad 1.2 2017-2018 GDG  
17 Thrima Farmroad 2.1 2019-2020 RGoB  
8. Kurtoed
1 Rabung Chusa 22 2013    
2 Tabi Jasabi 7 2012   From GC Road Junction
3 Wamdrang Naling 1 2013    
4 Approach road to Kunzangling 1.5 2014    
5 Thuenpay Serzhong 5 2016   From Thuenpay
6 Tokarshong Wawel 2.3 2017   From Junction

 

2.     Irrigation Canal

SL No. Name of Irrigation Canal Total Length (Km) Area of command (Acres) Year of Construction Fund Source Remarks
1. Jarey Gewog
1 Tshendrapa 3.5 18.76 2014-1015 RGoB Functional
2 Balamtho 3 5 2008   Functional
3 Measangphe 5 11.54 2013-14 MAGIP Functional
4 Manzingbra 1 12.31 2013-14 MAGIP Functional
5 Kharchung 4 10.16 2007 RGoB Functional
2. Menbi Gewog
1 Yomay 4 30 2013-2014 RGoB Functional
2 Rewaling 4 30 2014-2015 RGoB Functional
3 Charchamey 1 24 2014-2015 RGoB Functional
4 Tshomgutho 3 30 2014-2015 RGoB Functional
5 Chudigang 6.5 24 2015-2016 RGoB Functional
6 Khayuma 1.5 53 2015-2016 RGoB Functional
7 Jampho 3 50 2015-2016 RGoB Functional
8 Kantsi Yungma 2 33   RGoB Functional
9 Nakhang Khela 4.5 102   RGoB Functional
10 Damchen Channel 3 7   RGoB Functional
11 Serchu/Nyelchu 10 284   RGoB Functional
12 Gorgan Channel 10 237   RGoB Functional
3. Khoma Gewog
1 Langilumpa 2 4 2014 RGoB Pipe
2 Keywamang to Chhanya 3.3 32 2012 RGoB Pipe
3 Thengtheng 2 5 2014 RGoB pipe
4 Wanglachhu 4 16 2013 RGoB Pipe
5 Wanglachhu 10 22 2012 RGoB Pipe
6 Baptong Toe 0.5 30 2017 RGoB Pipe
7 Ridung 2 26 2013 RGoB Pipe
8 Baydungma 3.5 10 2015 RGoB Pipe
9 Chonglingma 1 10     Traditional
10 Sharangrey 2 10     Traditional
11 Wakpashar 1 5     Traditional
12 Baptong Toe 2 30 2013 RGoB Pipe
13 Yobudung 1 4     Traditional
4. Meadtsho Gewog
1 Tongtongla Irrigation 2 7 Renovated 2013-14 RGOB Functional
2 Barchu to Longshing 2 60 Renovated 2013-14 RGoB Functional
3 Ladhi chu to Langabi 2 5 Renovated 2013-14 RGOB Functional
4 Rotpashong to Zangkitshawa 1 30 Renovated 2013-14 RGOB Functional
5 Zampachen to Pangshimaed 1.5 2 Renovated 2013-14 RGoB Functional
6 Missiling to Timling 1.5 10 Renovated 2014-15 RGoB Functional
7 Rokho to Mani 1 15 renovation 2015-16 RGoB Functional
8 Bamdhir 1 4 renovation 2015-16 RGOB Functional
9 Obi 1 8 renovation 2015-16 RGOB Functional
10 Drangsey to Dowachen 1 2 on going 2017-18 RGoB Functional
11 Tshangthrom to Tepang 1.8 12 renovation 2016-17 RDC wengkhar Functional
12 Sunjar irrigation 1 15 Renovated 2016-17 RDC wengkhar Functional
13 Gorsum 1 8 Renovated 2016-17 RDC wengkhar Functional
5. Minjay gewog
1 Ngarchu 8 Km 91.42 acre Renovation 2016 GDG,RGoB Functional
2 Ngargangchu 5.5 Km 109 acre Construction 2016 ARDC,Wengkhar Functional
3 Dungkarchu 7 Km 150 acre Renovation 2016 GDG Functional
4 Bomatang 4.5 Km 40 acre   GDG Functional
6. Tshenkhar gewog
1 Phomaedun- Domkhar 10 121,26 2017 GOI Functional
2 Khebachu-Wambur 6 41.35 2015and2017 RGOB Functional
7. Kurtoe gewog
1 Brongzandchen 12 10 not known   Functional
2 Reab chu / Wamkhaethongsa 8 95 renovated 2017 CARLEP Functional
3 Pratsula, dungkar youngma 1 5 not known   Functional
4 Phakbee 3 1 2016 RGoB Functional
5 Brangkhua 12 85 Renovated 2015 CARLEP Functional
6 Chudigang chu 4 25 2016 renovated by Carlep   Functional
7 Tadang/Wadang 1.5 8 minor renovated 2011-2012   Functional
8 Namgang 0.75 2 minor renovated 2011-2012   Functional
9 Mangkhoe 0.5 15 not Known   Functional
10 Yurgang 2 4 2008-2009   Functional
11 Marshong 1 2 2016   Functional
12 Jarwang Youngma 5 10     Functional
13 Kharwang Youngma 5 10     Functional
14 legabee 0.5 2 Not Known   Functional
15 Dengbi 2 8 Not Known   Functional
16 Wawel (sungmagang) 7 27 2011-2012   Functional
17 Shangang (thuenpay) 3 6 2016   Functional
18 Ngargang (Ngarey) 1 13 not Known   Functional
19 Ngargang (Ngarey) 2 1 not Known   Functional
20 Batang (Barey) 1 1 not Known   Functional
21 Goling (Thuenpay) 1 3 not Known   Functional
22 Domaling (Ngarey) 2 1 not Known   Functional
23 Naling (Phukhae) 2 3 2016   Functional
24 Phu Khea(Chk) 1 12 2004-2005   Functional
25 Shergang chu (Wamdang) 1.5 9 2006-2007   Functional
26 Shargang (chusa) 0.5 6 2006-2007   Functional
27 Tago (tongorung) 0.5 5 not Known   Functional
28 Youngkam (shangtholing) 1 2 not Known   Functional
29 Jacheru (langchenphug zam) 0.5 1 not Known   Functional
30 Thurgang (Drabling) 0.5 8 not Known   Functional
31 Tshombee (Gurta) 1.5 3 not Known   Functional
32 Thenmagang (Naling) 1 5 not Known   Functional
8. Gangzur gewog
1 Manchu 5 50.5 1976 Ashi Dechen and renovated by Geog Functional
2 Shedombrak 2 50 2004 RGoB Functional
3 Tsanmagang 2 30 Not known Renovated on 2014 RGoB Functional
4 Tangfey 0.2 73 Not known Supplied HDPE pipe RGoB Functional
5 Gulishong 5 17 Not known Supplied HDPE pipe RGoB Functional
6 Zingbee 8 200 1995 Source extended through UWICE/WWF funding in 2016 Functional
7 Gulishong 4 100 1995 RGoB Functional
8 Chubar 8 50 Not known Source extended through UWICE/WWF funding in 2016 Functional
9 Sharok 4 27.5 Not known Renovated on 2015 RGoB Functional
10 Wamchala 3 10.5 Not known   Functional
11 Sharok-A 5 19 2006 RGoB Functional
12 Sharok-B 7 150 2006 RGoB Functional
13 Sharok-C 5 35 2006 RGoB Functional
14 Zhuendheymo 4 150 2016 RGoB SDP renovated on 2016 Functional
15 Naling 4 10 2004 RGoB Functional
16 Yangkar 3 10 2015 HDPE pipe supplied on 2015 Functional
17 Darkang 2 5 2015 HDPE pipe supplied on 2015 Functional

 

3. Land Holdings

SL No. Gewog Land holding (acres) Remarks
Wet land (acres) Dry land (acres) Orchard
Cultivated Fallow Cultivated Fallow
1 Gangzur 535.45 14.827 1159.8 284.92 0  
2 Jarey 18.16 40.16 472.807 599.619 50 Excluding 35.16 acres of Govt onwed land Orchard including hazelnt
3 Khoma 315 50.82 529.63 91.302 6.85  
4 Kurtoed 224 42 200 194 10  
5 Maenbi 715.71 250.89 1075.85 409.3 80  
6 Minjay 306.39 318.155 697 145.43 30.7  
7 Meadtsho 164.94 71.88 499.05 336.8    
8 Tshenkhar 240 51.18 1092 297.9 32.15  
  Total 2519.65 839.912 5726.137 2359.271 209.7  

4. Households

 

SL No. Gewog Households (Nos.) Empty Households (Nos.) Total Remarks
1 Gangzur 427 40 467  
2 Jarey 177 41 218  
3 Khoma 241   241  
4 Kurtoed 120 14 134  
5 Maenbi 376 44 420  
6 Minjay 270 18 270  
7 Meadtsho 213 32 245  
8 Tshenkhar 409 58 467  
  Total 2233 247 2462  

 

5. Fellow Land

Sl. No Dzongkhag Gewog Area of Fallow lan in acres (Chhuzhing) Area of Fallow land in acres (Kamzhing) Reasons for leaving the land fallow
1 Lhuentse Khoma 50.82 91.302 1. wildlife problem 2. Located far from the main settlemt 3. Labour shortage 4. Irrigation problem 4. some land are burried and damaged during farm road constructions
2 Lhuentse Jarey 38.26 595.722 1. Labor shortage 2. Human wildlife conflict 3. Gungtong
3 Lhuentse Minjay 36.96 145.42 1. Urban settlement, Wild life conflict, labour shortage, Irrigation shortage
4 Lhuentse Maenbi 250.89 409.3026 1. wildlife problem 2. Located far from the main settlemt 3. Labour shortage 4. Irrigation problem 5. Rural urban migration
5 Lhuentse Tshenkhar 6.912 10.639 1. Labour shortage 2. human wildlife conflict. 3. Irrigation problems. 4. Farm land to far away from settlement.
6 Lhuentse Maedtsho 23.359 444.75 1.Wildlife problem.2.Land located far away from the resident.3.Labour shortage. 4.Damaged by farmroad construction.5. Gov.servent land. 6. Gungtong.
7 Lhuentse Gangzur 12.82 250.92 1. wildlife problem 2. Located far from the main settlemt 3. Labour shortage 4. Irrigation problem 4. some land are burried and damaged during farm road constructions
8 Lhuentse Kurtoe 42 194 1. Human wildlife conflict. 2. Labour shortage. 3. Located far from home and settlement. 4. Irrigation problem. 5. Lands buried and damaged during infrastructure construction like farm road, irrigation channel and other developmental activities. 6. Land turned into dense forest and not getting proper approval for felling and turning into agricultural activities.
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