Journal article

Assessment of the citrus value chain in Bhutan: a review

Garry Griffith, Sonam Gyeltshen, Lhap Dorji, undefined Lakey

Australasian Agribusiness Perspectives | University of New England | Published : 2015

Abstract

The main aim of this paper was to review existing literature on the citrus value chain in Bhutan, identify the current constraints in the value chain and propose strategic interventions for sustainable growth of the value chain. Bhutan’s developmental philosophy is guided by Gross National Happiness. Thus, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests has always accorded a high priority to agricultural development. The existing literature on the citrus value chain suggests that Bhutanese mandarin has a comparative advantage in terms of seasonality, clean environment and unique taste in the export market. However, the citrus value chain in Bhutan lacks some of the logistic and cross-functional dr..

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