• Proposal call to setup cottage scale and small scale RNR based enterprises

    Under the Start-up and CSI Flagship Program (S&CSIFP), the Department of Agricultural Marketing and Co-operatives (DAMC) is pleased to invite proposals from aspiring registered Farmer Groups (FGs) and Co-operatives (Co-ops) to establish viable new Renewable Natural Resources (RNR) – based enterprises; that has the potential to grow, generate gainful employment and contribute to the national economy.

    Guided by the Cost-Sharing Mechanism Guideline of  the Ministry of Agriculture &Forests (MoAF) and as endorsed by the Project Steering Committee (PSC) of the S&CSIFP, the Department will provide financial support for the establishment of the enterprises as follows: Continue reading  Post ID 13451

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  • Tender for the Sale of Fresh Milk

    Regional Cattle Breeding Centre, Department of Livestock, Bumthang invited the Sealed tenders from the interested /individual/firm for the sale of fresh milk on a contract basis for the stipulated period as detailed below:

    Sl NoName of the Work/ContractStart Date for Sale of Tender DocumentsLast date & Time for submission of Tender DocumentsOpening of Tender DocumentsPeriod
    01Sale of Fresh Milk17/05/2021 from Dairy Section, RCBC, Batpalathang16/06/2021,
    Before 12.00 PM at RCBC, Batpalathang
    2.30 pm at RCBC Conference Hall, Batpalathang
    One Year (till 30/06/2022)
    1. Bidding documents can be purchased from the Dairy Section, RCBC, Batpalathang at a non-refundable fee of Nu 300/- during office hours.
    2. The bidder must possess a valid Trade License, Tax Clearance Certificate, Food Handler Certificate issued by BAFRA and identified proper sale counter/processing unit certified by BAFRA.
    3. The bid should be accompanied by 2% Earnest Money Deposit amounting of Nu 50’000/- (Ngultrums Fifty Thousand only) in the form of cash warrant/Demand Draft or Bank Guarantee from any financial institution in favour of Farm Manager, RCBC, Batpalathang.

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  • Mass dog sterilization and vaccination campaign: An update

    Thimphu: The mass dog sterilization and vaccination campaign launched on March 25 is ongoing and the present field clinic at Dzongkhag Veterinary Hospital in Ramtokto will cover both south and north Thimphu. The earlier field clinic which was set up at Deobum lam has covered the dogs in core town area. As of May 11, a total of 1363 dogs and 85 cats were sterilized. Of the total dogs sterilized, 1144 were stray and 269 were owned pets.

    Dog catching nets and hand petting are the two predominant methods that are being used to catch stray dogs in this campaign. However, 95 stray dogs had to be caught by darting while only 14 stray dogs were handed over to the team or brought to the field clinic by the public. So far, 35 stray dogs were adopted.

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  • Vacancy for ESP

    The Regional Livestock Development Centre (RLDC) Tsimasham is pleased to invite applications from the Bhutanese National for the following post under ESP Category.

    Sl. No.PositionsPosition categoryRequirementQualificationPlace of postingWork Description
    1Helper (Lab utility)ESP1Read, write   and understand in both   Dzongkha  and English languageRLDC, Tsimasham Multitasking  work

    All interested eligible candidates age between 18-50 years, may apply to the Regional Director, RLDC, Tsimasham latest by  31st May  2021 during office hours with the following documents: Continue reading  Post ID 13451

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  • Vacancy for P1 Management Positions

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to announce vacancies for the following P1 Management Positions as detailed below:


    Sl.NoAgencyPosition TitlePL/ SLMinimum Qualification RequiredNo. of Slots
    1Agriculture Sector,
    Wangduephodrang, Gasa,
    Samdrupjongkhar, Haa &
    Thimphu Dzongkhag
    Chief Dzongkhag Agriculture OfficerP1 AB.Sc in Agriculture and apporpraite training
    in field of work and
    Programme,Planning and
    2Livestock Research & Extension Division, HQ, ThimphuChief  Livestock Production OfficerP1 ABVSc / B.Sc in
    Animal Science/Fisheries
    /Dairy Science and training in Management and specialisation in
    3Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary, Samtse Teritorial Division & Mongar DivisionChief Forestry OfficerP1 ABachelors in


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  • Sharing of benefits by Bio Bhutan to the Jom Dagam Ngomen Tshogpa under the ABS framework

    11th May 2021: A benefit sharing ceremony between the Bio Bhutan Pvt. Limited and the Jom Dagam Ngomen Tshogpa, a community-based group in Dagala under Thimphu was held on 11th May 2021 at Dagala Gewog in presence of the National Biodiversity Centre (NBC), MoAF, a national focal agency for the implementation of the ABS regime in Bhutan.

    The Bio Bhutan Pvt. Ltd and NBC with the support from the UNDP-GEF Nagoya Protocol Implementation Fund (NPIF) project “Promoting the Application of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing in Bhutan” had implemented the ABS scheme with the Jom Dagam Ngomen Tshogpa. The Bio Bhutan Pvt. Limited has been granted access to leaves of the Rhododendron anthopogon (Dz Balu) for the production of Drizang perfume, Tshalung massage oil and a natural handmade soap based on the mutually agreed terms and conditions through negotiations and execution of an ABS agreement on 21st June 2017. This ABS scheme is a tripartite (Government-Private Company-Local Community) ABS agreement.

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