Sealed quotations are hereby invited for purchase of Air Ticket for 13 persons working under Horticulture Division, Department of Agriculture traveling to Nepal and Bangkok and Mumbai on the following date and sector.
The quotation should reach to this office by 05/11/2014 ( Wednesday) at 11 AM and shall be open on the same day at 2.00 PM
27 October: Biosafety delegation from South Korea lead by Dr. Ho Min Jang, Director, Korean Biosafety Clearing House, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIB) is in the country to discuss and explore possible future collaborations with Bhutan Biosafety Clearing House and other relevant stakeholders. During their visit, the delegation will meet officials from Ministry for Agriculture and Forests and visit various institutes at Paro, Thimphu. Punakha and Wangdue Phodrang dzongkhags.
The delegation will leave the country on 31 October.
A one-day stakeholder consultation workshop on invertebrate inventory and documentation project funded through Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation (BTFEC) was held on 27 October 2014 at WWF Conference Hall, Thimphu. The workshop was organized by the National Biodiversity Centre (NBC) to consult with the relevant stakeholders for finalization of the taxonomic groups to be taken up through the project and to agree on the project implementation modality.
13 participants from Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE), RNR- RDC-Yusipang, National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC), College for Natural Resources (CNR), Sherubtse College, Mendrelgang Middle Secondary School, Tsirang and National Biodiversity Centre (NBC) took part in the consultation workshop.
The Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests would like to inform all bidders that the evaluation of bids for the Construction of Kuchi-Diana Irrigation Canal under Yoeseltse geog, Samtse Dzongkhag is completed. In this regard, the above work will be awarded to M/s Passang Construction Pvt. Ltd. which scored the highest amongst the qualified bidders.
Therefore, unsuccessful bidders are requested to collect their bid securities from the Department during office hours from 29 October 2014 onwards.
The first ever dog show/exhibition held in Bhutan was oragnized by Thimphu Dzongkhag in Soe and Lingshi geog. The dog show/exhibition was focused on the declining breed of our native Mastiff dog (Bjopchi). This activity was supported by Department of livestock under the Highland Development Programme which very well fits in the indicators set for the program.
The show was conducted in Soe geog on the 8 October and 12 October in Lingzhi geog. The objectives for conducting such exhibition are to conserve Mastiff dog (Bjopchi), create awareness and importance of mastiff breed, de-worming and vaccination of Dogs, encourage Highlanders to Breed good quality Mastiff and alternative source of income generation.