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  • Press Release on COP21

    December 7: The Bhutanese delegation led by Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Minister for Agriculture and Forests is attending the United Nations Conference on Climate Change Conference of Parties 21 (COP 21) in Paris. The COP 21 is in the final week and will conclude on 11th December 2015.

    Speaking at the High Level Segment of COP21/CMP11 to UNFCCC in Paris on December 7, 2015, Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji urged the countries to speed up the negotiations to deliver an ambitious and legally binding agreement. Lyonpo highlighted Bhutan’s extreme vulnerability to effects of climate change on account of being land locked and its fragile mountain ecosystem. Lyonpo said that mountain states like Bhutan were more susceptible to increase in global temperature and called for the global community to set the global temperature increase target to 1.5 degrees as against 2 degrees being proposed by some of the countries, failing which it will have catastrophic impact on Bhutanese economy and people’s livelihood.

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  • Shortlisted candidate for Basic Operator (Tractor, Power Tillers )

    In continuation to our vacancy Re-announcement No. RNRRDC-B/ADM-05/2015-2016/383 dated 20 November 2015, Human Resources Committee (HRC), RNR-RDC Bajo has shortlisted the following applicants for the post of Basic operators under ESP category on December 04, 2015.

    SlNo.Name sexAgeCID #Contact Number
    2Kharka Bdr. MongerMale263180700001317590380

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  • World Soil Day Celebration

    picturelogoThe “World Soil Day” is observed on 5thDecember every year since 2012. Under the leadership of the Kingdom of Thailand and within the framework of the “Global Soil Partnership”, FAO has supported the formal establishment of the World Soil Day as a global awareness raising platform. The FAO Conference, in June 2013, unanimously endorsed World Soil Day and requested official adoption at the 68th UN General Assembly. In December 2013, the 68th UN General Assembly declared 5th of December as the World Soil Day. Since 2012, the FAO- Global Soil Partnership has been organizing celebration events of this important day .(Source FAO)

    The FAO encourages all member countries to observe the day annually. World Soil Day celebrates the importance of soil as a critical component of the natural system and as a vital contributor to the human commonwealth through its contribution to food, water and energy security and as a mitigator of biodiversity loss and climate change.

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