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  • Inviting Feedback on NAP Alignment Report

    The United Nations Convention to Combat Land Degradation (UNCCD) stipulates that the National Action Programs (NAP) to combat land degradation developed by the member countries need to be realigned to the UNCCD 10-Year Strategy (2008-2018). Therefore, the National Soil Services Centre (NSSC) as the Country’s Focal Agency for UNCCD, carried out the task of realigning the Country’s NAP developed in 2010.

    The NAP was developed through extensive consultation with relevant stakeholders at all levels and the same procedure was followed in aligning it to the UNCCD 10 year strategy. With completion of the NAP Alignment exercise, the final draft NAP report is now being shared online for all  stakeholders within and outside the Ministry of Agriculture & Forests for feedback before the report is finalized and submitted to UNCCD.

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  • Announcement: Ebola Virus Disease

    Ministry of Health would like to inform all that with effect from 8 August 2014 World Health Organization has declared Ebola Outbreak in West Africa a Public Health Emergency of In­ternational Concern (PHEIC) and has issued the member states Temporary Recommendation under international Health Regualtion(2005) to reduce the International spread of Ebola.

    For updates on Ebola Viral Disease please visit www.health.gov.bt or click here

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  • Annual Mushroom Festival 2014

    The communities of Ura geog under Bumthang will be organizing the Annual Mushroom festival from 23-24August 2014 at Ura geog office. The festival is organized by Ura Mushroom conservation and Tourism Association (UMCTA) in collaboration with Thrumshingla National Park (TNP), Department of Forests and Park Services (DoFPS) and Tourism Council of Bhutan aiming to pay tribute and gratitude for 60th birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo.

    During the festival, native mushroom and other local product, Mushroom hunting, cultural program, local food and beverages with mushroom flavor will be showcased. Therefore, you are encouraged to attend and enjoy this exciting event.

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