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  • 6th meeting of National Food Quality and Safety Commission held

    The meeting in progressJune 28, Thimphu: The Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) organised 6th National Food Quality and Safety Commission (NFQSC) Meeting under the chairmanship of the Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji. The Food Act of Bhutan 2005 mandates the heads of Department of Public Health, Bhutan Chambers of Commerce and Industries, Department of Trade, Office of Attorney General, Department of Livestock and Department of Agriculture, Department of Law and Order and BAFRA to be the members to NFQSC.

    Under the Food Act of Bhutan 2005, the NFQSC is an apex body for policy guidance and major decisions relating to Food Safety and Standards of the country.

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  • 5 June 2018: Pedestrians’ Day

    world-environment-day2Tuesday, 5 June 2018: As per the directives of the Government, every year the World Environment Day is observed as Pedestrians’ Day in Bhutan. Therefore, this is to notify all concerned that tomorrow 5 June 2018 is Pedestrians’ Day, when the vehicle traffic is limited in city centres. The exception is given to emergency and public transport.

    – ICTD

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  • Notice inviting tender

    Project Management Unit, Food Security and Agriculture Productivity Project (FSAPP), Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) would like to invite the qualified individual consultants  to submit the Expression of Interest (EOI) to conduct a Project Baseline Study. A detail Terms of Reference (TOR) can be downloaded from Ministry of Agriculture and Forests website. The EOI should be submitted to Project Director, FSAPP, NPPC Building, Semtokha on or before 10/5/2018 at 10.30 AM. Minimum of 5 to 8 consultants will be shortlisted based on the academic qualification and relevant experience.

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