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The Royal University of Bhutan
The The Royal University of Bhutan was founded 2003. The national university system in Bhutan includes 10 member colleges:
College of Science and Technology
Gaeddu College of Business Studies
Samtse College of Education
Paro College of Education
Jigme Namgyel Polytechnic
College of Natural Resources
Sherubtse College
Institute of Language and Culture Studies
National Institute of Traditional Medicine
Royal Institute of Health Sciences
CNR (NRTI) Lobesa

Located in Wangduephodrang Dzongkhag, over looking the valley of Lobesa, the institute has good training facilities and has a peaceful environment for learning. It is the only institute in the country offering two-year diploma courses in Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Farming and Forestry. The number of students for the courses is decided every year as per the requirement in the Ministry of Agriculture. It offers courses for class X students over a period of 3 years.

Since the course is conducted as per the requirement, all the graduates are employed by the Ministry of Agriculture. The graduates also have the option of self-employment as commercial farmers specifically in vegetable farming, fruit farming, dairy farming, and also as Horticulturists.

The College of Natural Resources (CNR) in Lobesa (former Natural Resources Training Institute (NRTI)) is the major in-country Renewable Natural Resources (RNR) training centre for Bhutan. It was established between 1989 and 1994 with the assistance of Helvetas/SDC. The CNR will take in a total of 60 students for various diploma courses every year.

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