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  • Inviting comments on the final draft of National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plan

    National Biodiversity Centre is pleased to inform that the National Tas​k Force for the revision of NBSAP has completed revising the document and incorporating comments received from the national stakeholder workshop. Therefore, this is the final upload of the document for feedback which ca be sent to National Biodiversity Centre through email at sangaydema@moaf.gov.bt. The last date to receive feedback/comment is 15th September 2014.

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  • Shortlisted Candidates

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to announce the following applicants shortlisted for the following posts as detailed below:

    The short-listed candidates are hereby requested to report for the Selection Interview as scheduled above, failing which the selection will not be considered. The following documents must be produced in original during the time of interview:

    • Mark sheet & Certificates

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  • Panel Discussion on ‘Long Term Dog Population Management in Thimphu Thromde’

    There will be a Panel Discussion today on the Long Term Dog Population Management in Thimphu Thromde after 6.00 PM news on BBS TV. The panelist are Dasho Thrompon, Thimphu Thromde,Dr. Kinzang Dukpa, Program Director, NCAH Serbithang and Dr. Pema Tshewang, Sr. VO, Chubachu.

    Everyone is encouraged to take part.

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  • Announcement: Cordycep is dutiable in Thailand

    This is to inform all concerned that, Cordycep is a dutiable good in Thailand. The Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives would like to recommend anyone wishing to export cordyceps to Thailand to kindly get import permit from the Thai Department of Health and Food Control and then declare at the customs at Bangkok airport. Then one has to pay 30 % duty on Thai value for cordyceps, which is fixed at Thai Baht 200,000 -2, 50,000 per kg (Nu. 4-5 lakhs per kg) depending upon quality assessed.

    And in the event, if the cordyceps is illegally imported then the goods will be confiscated for good. If confiscation is challenged, the case will be forwarded to Thai airport police, whereby, the illegal importer will be detained and charged with criminal acts, including imprisonment. Then 130% penalty will be imposed and the goods will not be returned as well. The export permits issued by Bhutan shall not be sufficient to legally import to Thailand.

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