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  • Call for RNR Journal Papers (Manuscripts)

    RNR Journal ImageThe Council for RNR Research of Bhutan (CoRRB), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is in the process of publishing the next volume of RNR Journal (Volume 11). All are requested to submit the research articles and short communication related to renewable natural resource management and environment.

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  • SAP awarding ceremony for pot and herbal gardening winners held

    for web 1November 19, Thimphu: In an award ceremony, the Director General for Department of School Education, Mr. Karma Yeshey congratulated 14 Thimphu Thomde Schools for initiating the pot garden and strengthening the herbal garden concept as a part of the School Agriculture Programme (SAP).

    The Director General said that pot gardening is one of the concepts that is encouraging in schools where they do not have sufficient garden area. In such situation, students still can practice the gardening and instill the knowledge and skills of gardening that is very much part of wholesome education policy. He also acknowledged the participating schools for imparting the knowledge of herbal gardening to students that used to be the knowledge only to the National Institute of Traditional Medicine in the past. Although Bhutan was known by “Lhodzong Menzong”, many people do not know many herbal and medicinal plants that are around us.

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  • 35th World Food Day Celebrated at Martsala

    Opening Ceremony
    Opening Ceremony

    October 16, Samdrupjongkhar: The Martsala geog is one of the remotest geogs in Samdrupjongkhar, it celebrated its first World Food Day at the Martsala Middle Secondary School. Samdrupjongkhar is the 17th Dzongkhag to celebrate the Day in the country. The day marks the foundation day of FAO and its 70th birth anniversary celebrating the theme “Social Protection and Agriculture: Breaking the Cycle of Rural Poverty.”

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  • Call for application for Global Food Security Symposium

    This is to apprise you that the Chicago Council on Global Affairs is now calling for applications to the Global Food Security Symposium 2016 Next Generation Delegation which will be held on April 26, 2016 in Washington, DC.  The symposium will focus on food systems and rural-to-urban supply chains for an increasingly urban global population. The deadline for applications is December 4, 2015.

    For more information, please visit the link below

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