Archive for March, 2014

March 20, 2014

search for investors in sustainability

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Bhutan+partners is  searching for business prospects and partners to work under the Sustainable Water Fund and the Facility for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Food Security  with grants from 50 – 70% of the total investment ranging from 500.000 euros up to 4 million euros. Bhutan offers ample investment opportunities in water management and safe delta’s, sustainable entrepreneurship and food security for the local market and for export to the Asian region and, for niche products, to Europe and US. Prospects: dry ports, drainage systems, organic food production, medicinal herbs, wellness products, perfume ingredients.

Enterprises, public or semi public institutions and NGO’s interested in doing business with European and Bhutanese partners that intend to apply for grants under the given calls, please contact Mr. Henk de Jong, bhutan+partners at or at +31 313 412098

more information bhutan_aug2012-business2  brochure

bhutan+partners is a member  of MVO Nederland and a partner of Druk Holding&InvestmentsBhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industries and Thimphu Tech Park Limited

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March 20, 2014

vacancy english teacher tharpaling monastery

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Tharpaling Monastery, central Bhutan, has a vacancy for a volunteer to teach English to the monks and the young Rinpoche. Are you a teacher of English or English native speaker with teaching qualification and looking for a challenge this could be an opportunity!

This is a volunteer vacancy: visa, local food and accommodation will be taken care of by the Monastery. All other expenses – international flight, insurances, pocket money and 40US$ visa fee need to be covered by the volunteer teacher.

Tharpaling Monastery,  overlooking Chumey Valley in Bumthang is an hours drive by car from Bumthang town. The monastery is an important religious landmark of Bhutan, a monastic school where an ancient specific monastic tradition is taught.

The teacher will be teaching the young monks including Rinpoche himself. This will be the first time for the monks to receive English language training. Materials need to be selected and prepared.

For information:

March 19, 2014

bhutan+partners business advisor for dutch government

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Bhutan+partners has become official advisor for  the Netherlands Government International Business Program to support starting Dutch companies doing business abroad. The companies can apply for advisory vouchers to receive assistance from well experienced advisors.

Bhutan+partners can support any Dutch based SME (MKB) company interested doing business in any country, however its expertise is mainly on matching businesses from the Netherlands (Europe) to Bhutanese partners.

Vouchers can be obtained: Starters International Program
brochure SIB_mrt14

For further enquiries contact:  Mr Henk de Jong at or at +31 313 412098 

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