Applications are invited from the interested Bhutanese Nationals for the post of Farm Laborer. The selected incumbent shall be posted at the Agriculture Demonstration and Training Centre, Chhimipang, Punakha, under RNR-RDC, Bajo, Wangduephodrang.
29 June Trongsa. Regional Awareness and Consultation workshop on REDD+ Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, and the role of Conservation, Sustainable Management of Forest and, Enhancement of Forest Carbon Stocks for the eastern region and central region are being conducted at Trashigang and Trongsa respectively. The main objective of the consultation workshop is to create awareness among the stakeholders on the climate change issues and the relevance of initiating REDD+ activities in Bhutan. Some of the specific agenda include review of draft Corruption Risks Assessment document and Stakeholder Engagement Guidelines for REDD+ activities.
28 June Thimphu. Her Majesty the Queen Mother, Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck awarded the Guinness World Record’s certificates to 100 volunteers for their achievements followed by certificate to Official stewards, event partners, media partners, PICSA staff, Forestry officials involved in the plantation project and also to the officials who had rendered support to the plantation project.
The second June 2015 was a very special day for the Bhutanese people. The holiest day of the year celebrated the 41st Anniversary of the coronation of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo coinciding with Social Forestry Day. On this very auspicious day the 100 volunteers had set a Guinness World Record by planting 49, 672 tree saplings in one hour beneath the feet of the Buddha Dordenma statue and dedicated it to the 60th Birth anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo.
24 June, Wangdue: Hon’ble Agriculture Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji handed over 26 power tillers to the Thrizins of 11 and 15 geogs of Punakha and Wangdue respectively. With this handed over, it will cover 106 geogs as of now. He also expressed his interest to provide the same to the rest 99 geogs as soon as possible .
26 June, Paro: The National Centre for Riverine & Lake Fisheries (NCR&LF), Haa under the Department of Livestock (DoL) conducted a two days training cum workshop on “Wild Fisheries Development – concept sensitisation, Field Coordination and Focal Point Roles and Responsibilities Dissemination” for participants from various stakeholder agencies, in Paro from 15 – 16June 2015. Participants included focal points from various Forest and Park offices, District Livestock sectors and Regional Livestock Development Centres, under the Ministry of Agriculture & Forests (MoAF).