A Bhutanese farmer puts her harvest of chilies on the roof of a shed to dry and protect it from wild boars, deer, and monkeys in 2006.
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July 31, 2012 Bhutan wants to be the first country in the world to convert to a 100 percent agricultural system. Many farmers in Bhutan are already organic, which experts say should make the transition relatively easy.
King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema after their wedding earlier today (Oct. 13, 2011) in Punakha, Bhutan.
October 13, 2011 In a simple ceremony, King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck married "commoner bride" Jetsun Pema.
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