Authors: Kuenzang Lhadon, Chief of ICT Division, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources, Bishnu Chettri, Innovation- Solution Mapper and Explorer, UNDP, Kunzang Wangmo, Head of Experimentation, UNDP, Tshering Wangmo, Head of Solution Mapping, UNDP, Tshering Choki, Department of Employment and Entrepreneurship, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources

Why user centered design?

All products and services are made for humans, but not all humans are your users. In other words, simply designing for people isn’t enough. You must design for the right people. As social beings, every person looks for connections, engaging platforms, meaningful engagement and needs to…

A Desuup collects segregated household waste. 60 of them were hired as enumerators for the…

The increasing waste is a growing concern for Bhutan and despite the challenges, it has committed to achieve zero waste by 2030.

As part of a month-long experimentation on waste segregation behavior using three colored bins with information and feedback (exploratory research), it was established that the right environment encourages…

Collective intelligence workshop with service users in Thimphu held in May 2021

Citizen engagement remains a timeless tenet of democratic governance. Today, public service delivery structures are changing and becoming more complex than they were in the past. In Bhutan, the institutionalization of public meetings (zomdues) in the villages began in the 1980s to decentralize governance and produce better democratic decisions. This…

Authors: Tashi Zangpo (Curriculum Developer, Royal Education Council), Ram Bdr. Gurung (Deputy Chief Program Officer…

Entrepreneurs play a vital role in the economic development of a country. They mobilize resources and add value to the business ecosystem by providing new goods and services needed by society. They create jobs, and add to the government revenue by paying taxes and through other contributions.

Teaching entrepreneurial skills…

Towards understanding households’ values, beliefs, and attitude towards waste, and to help identify favorable attributes that will help nudge households to segregate waste at source.

Green bins for wet waste, blue for dry waste and red for hazardous waste.

Three colored bins for waste segregation were tested in one of the core areas of Thimphu as part of an innovative trial of behavioral interventions…

UNDP Bhutan

Empowering lives and building resilient communities to leave no one behind.

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