AFACI delegation visits Bhutan

A50X0333March 12-14: A four member delegation led by Mr. Seung Oh Yoo, Director, Technology Service Division, National Institute of Crop Science (NICS) from the Republic of Korea visited Bhutan.

During the visit, they discussed and monitored the progress of Agriculture Technology and Information Network (ATIN) and Seed Extension Projects which is funded by the Asian Food & Agriculture Cooperation Initiative (AFACI). They visited the National Seed Centre in Paro and one of its project demonstration site for wheat in Bajo. They also met with the officials at the Information Communication & Technology Division (ICTD).

Issues and challenges faced by the implementing agencies and opinions for future improvement of the project activities were also shared.

The team also met with the Hon’ble Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests.

Reported by Tashi Yangzom with Photo by Choidup Zangpo, ICS

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