Bhutan is one country that seriously explores its land resources for the benefit of the people. By Zeeshan Ahmed
Bhutan, can be described as a small country, with great ambitions. It has always showed that its lands are not the only thing that separate it from the world. This fascinating, almost mythical uniqueness started creating waves in the 1970s, when the country dismissed the traditional idea of GDP (Gross Domestic Product) as the sole evaluation of progress. Instead it put forward and nurtured the concept of GNH (Gross National Happiness). They believed that the development of a nation should be judged by how happy its citizens were.
The prosperity of the country depends on how well the citizens are, and also how the state of its environment is. This economic framework has been a subject of interest at the UN through the years, and as a development model, has been backed by many leaders from countries such as France and Britain. Because of its odd beliefs in terms of