18 August 2019

To upscale and strengthen Support for Community Engagement in Local Governance (SCLG), a nine day workshop on Rural Livelihood Improvement was conducted by Department of Local Governance with technical support from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) from 12-20 August 2019. It was conducted in the Dzongkhag and two pilot chiwogs of the SCLG (Dogak chiwog under Goshi Gewog and Pangna-Patala chiwog under Drujeygang Gewog). The first day-opening of the workshop was graced by Dasho Dzongdag. The workshop which was facilitated by Associate Professor Ms. Miho Ota and Senior Advisor to JICA, Mr. Masa Nobu Kiyoka was attended by Local Government functionaries, Non Formal Education Instructors and public of the two Gewogs, the Dzongkhag SCLG Working Group and Gewog Administrative Officers. The main objective of the workshop was to improve the livelihood of people using locally available resources.