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Bhutan aims to be first 100% organic nation

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The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, famed for seeking "happiness" for its citizens, is aiming to become the first nation in the world to turn its home-grown food and farmers 100 percent organic. 

File photo shows a farmer loading mules with straw in Bhutan's Paro valley. The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan is aiming to become the first nation in the world to turn its home-grown food and farmers 100% organic.

The tiny Buddhist-majority nation wedged between China and India has an unusual and some say enviable approach to economic development, centred on protecting the environment and focusing on mental well-being.

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