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  • Visit of AVRDC Delegates

    Untitled28 June – 4 July, 2015: The four member delegates of Asian Vegetable Research Development Center (AVRDC) visited Bhutan led by Dr. Ray Yu Yang, a Nutritionist. The main purpose of their visit was to conduct Mid-Term Review through school visit and conduct PRA and RRA.

    During their visit, they met with Sanam Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji followed by Hon’ble Secretary, MoAF and Director General of CoRRB. They also participated in one day Consultative Meeting with Policy makers and Country Team Members at RNR-RDC, Bajo on 2nd July, 2015. The main objective of day long Meeting was to present the progress and discuss the constraints while implementing the VeGoTs Project in Bhutan. The delegates presented their preliminary findings and interacted with the implementing partners.

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  • Workshop on Climate Smart Village

    Introduction

    The Council for RNR research of Bhutan Secretariat (CoRRB-S), MoAF, Thimphu conducted a five days’ [16th to 20th June 2015] workshop on “Identification and work-plan development for Climate Smart Village interventions” including field visits to climate smart initiatives in adjoining geogs of Phuentsholing. The workshop was meat to orient the RNR officials of Chukha Dzongkhag and extension officials of Lokchina and Darla Geogs on Climate Smart Agriculture.

    The CoRRB-S, over the next three years, will be initiating the concept of Climate Smart Agriculture, and establishing five Climate Smart Villages [CSV], in the East, East-Central and Southern Dzongkhags.  Following the international conventions and practices, the CSVs will test and validate agricultural Climate Change [CC] adaptation methodologies and interventions in an integrated manner with the aim to boost farmers ability to adapt to CC, manage risks and build resilience, and by this improve livelihoods and incomes and, where possible, reduce green house gas emissions to ensure solutions are sustainable. Focus will be on integrated actions – Weather -Smart, Carbon- Smart, Nitrogen -Smart, Energy -Smart, Knowledge-Smart (CGIAR -CCAFS approach).

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  • SAP Essay Competition

    As in the past years, School Agriculture Program (SAP, CoRRB) would like to encourage all individuals to propose a suitable topic for the annual SAP literary competition for various levels (PS, LSS, MSS, HSS).

    The proposed topics will be compiled and selected by a committee and tendered to schools for open competition. Selected topics will be rewarded.

    Since this year is a very special year to celebrate the 60th Birth Anniversary of our beloved 4th King, H.H Je Khenpo and Her Majesty the Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, the topics can be about Agriculture and Socio-Development in Bhutan.our

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  • Quotation for Air Ticket

    Council for RNR Research of Bhutan (CoRRB) under Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Thimphu, would like to invite a quotation for air tickets as per the details specified below:

    DateSectorNo of pax.Class
    23rd June 2015Paro-Bangkok2Economy
    24th June 2015Bangkok-Colombo2-do-
    27th June 2015Colombo-Bangkok2-do-
    28th June 2015Bangkok-Paro2-do-

     

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  • Cluster workshop on Promotional Programme and Curriculum of VeGoTs

    UntitledMay 23-31, Chukha and Tsirang: A cluster workshop/training for Vegetable Go To School (VeGoTs) Project was conducted for teachers from Chhukha, Samtse, Paro, Haa, Wangdue, Tsirang, Punakha, Dagana, Sarpang and Trongsa at the Darla Middle Secondary School in Chukha and Damphu Higher Secondary School in Tsirang.

    The training was funded by the Asian Vegetable Research Development Centre based in Taiwan through SDC funding.  The project is multidisciplinary in nature, a joint collaboration of three Ministries- Ministry of Agriculture and Forests led by the Council for RNR Research of Bhutan and Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Health led by the Royal Institute of Health Sciences.

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