Agriculture in Bhutan

Agriculture in Bhutan

Agriculture in Bhutan has a dominant role in the economy of the country. Approximately 80% of the population of Bhutan are involved in agriculture. Over 95% of the earning women in the country work in the agricultural sector. Rice is the major staple crop. Agriculture in the country also includes cultivation of maize and wheat and other minor cereal crops.

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Posted by GRIDArendal on 2016-12-19 22:03:46

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