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  • Consultation Workshop on Finalisation of Biosafety Rules and Regulations 2016

    Biosafety_Workshop_20June16June 20 – 22, Thimphu: The Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA), MoAF, is organising a workshop on “Finalisation of Biosafety Rules and Regulations 2016” at Rochog Pel Hotel, Thimphu.

    Around 40 participants comprising of Biosafety Technical Working Group and the Regulatory & Quarantine Officials of BAFRA are attending this three Day’s Consultation workshop.

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  • Press Release

    Posted on by ICS, MoAF

    The Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests has carried out testing of Arsenic contents in Rice to ensure food safety, as rice is the main staple food in Bhutan and rice can take up more Arsenic than other foods from the soil and water.

    The test was carried out for 14 rice samples (both local and imported rice varieties). None of the rice samples contained Inorganic Arsenic (toxic form) and the level of total Arsenic level was below the Maximum Level (ML).

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  • LOU signed on Assuring Quality and Safety of Food and Agriculture Products

    Letter of Understanding (LOU) Signed for Assuring Quality and Safety of Food and Agriculture Products,
    CEO DNVGL, Dasho Secretary and BAFRA DG at the signing of the LoU

    20 May, 2016, Thimphu: On 19 May 2016, Dasho Tenzin Dhendup, Hon’ble Secretary, MoAF, witnessed the signing of a Letter of Understanding (LoU) between Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA), MoAF and DNV GL Business Assurance International who has their HQ in Milan, Italy. DNV GL is the prominent International Certification Body with the main expertise in Technical Assessment, Advisory and Risk Analysis for quality and safety of products and services over a wide range of disciplines.

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  • Announcement

    This is to notify you that it is our intention to award the contract for your bid No. Nill dated April 19, 2016 for execution of the work “Construction of BAFRA Office cum Staff Quarter” at Phuentsholing, Chukha Dzongkhag for the contract price of Nu.8,542,323.00 (Eighty five lakhs forty two thousand three hundred twenty three) only in accordance with the instructions to Bidders.

    However, Bidders are reminded that any complaint to this decision must be submitted to the undersigned within ten (Ten) days from the date of issue of this letter of intent.

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  • Workshop on ‘Challenges in implementation of Livestock Rules and Regulations’ underway

    Meeting in progress
    Meeting in progress

    April 27-29, Serbithang: Around 45 Livestock Regulatory and Quarantine officials from all the BAFRA field offices are attending a workshop on “Challenges in Implementation of Livestock Rules and Regulations” at Chuniding Resort. The Director General for BAFRA, Dasho Namgay Wangchuk graced the opening session.

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