We work closely with lead farmers, local officials and extension agents, the business community, academic institutions, public entities, external development partners, civil society and community groups. Below are some of our partners.

Local and Regional:

  1. Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag Administration
  2. Samdrup Jongkhar Thromde (municipality)
  3. Samdrup Jongkhar Dratshang (monastic institution)
  4. Gewog (block) Administrations (11 gewogs)
  5. Jigme Namgyel Engineering College (JNEC) Centre for Appropriate Technology (CAT)
  6. Chökyi Gyatso Institute
  7. Dewathang Hospital
  8. Morong, Rechanglu and Dewathang Gewog farmers’ groups
  9. Dewathang zero waste craft group
  10. Dewathang shopkeepers (Kipsey)


  1. Ministry of Agriculture and Forests
  2. National Environment Commission (NEC)
  3. Royal University of Bhutan
  4. National Statistics Bureau
  5. Centre for Bhutan Studies
  6. Bhutan Broadcasting Service (BBS)
  7. Regional Agriculture Marketing Cooperative Office (RAMCO)
  8. National Organic Programme
  9. Agency for Promotion of Indigenous Crafts
  10. Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators (ABTO)  

India and beyond:

  1. Navdanya
  2. Barefoot College
  3. Barli Development Institute for Rural Women
  4. Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA)
  5. Thanal
  6. Organic Farmers Association of India 
  7. Zero Waste Himalaya Network