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  • Second farm shop in Wangdue inaugurated

    Dasho Dzongdag addressing the public of Gangtey
    Dasho Dzongdag addressing the public of Gangtey

    January 14, Gangtey Geog, Wangdue: The 2nd Farm Shop in Wangdue Dzongkhag was inaugurated in Gangtey Geog which will serve as a market outlet for RNR products, provide buyback guarantee and facilitate access to farm inputs and basic food and essential commodities to farming communities. The First Farm shop in Wangdue Dzongkhag was inaugurated by Hon’ble Lyonpo, at Serphu Geog in 2015.

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  • Consultative Meetings on Agricultural Marketing Policy

    October 16-19, 2015: The Department of Agricultural Marketing Cooperatives(DAMC) in collaboration with ICIMOD, Nepal hosted consultative meetings on Agricultural Marketing Policy for South-South Central and West-West Central Regions at Gelephu on 16 October and at Thimphu on 19 October.  The meetings were held to discuss, views, comments and recommendations on the Draft AMP earlier developed by DAMC.

    The representative officials and participants from DAMC, ICIMOD, Nepal, Dzongkhags/Geogs, Local Government, Custom, Trade, FCBL, Woman Groups and Private Enterpreneurs attended the sessions. The meetings are being assisted and funded by ICIMO, Nepal. The next consultative meeting for the Eastern Region is scheduled to be held on 18.11.2015.

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  • Ministry and FCBL sign to implement farm shops

    The MoU was signed at the FCBL conference hall, Phuentsholing
    The MoU was signed at the FCBL conference hall, Phuentsholing

    Phuentsholing: A memorandum of understanding (MoU) for farm shops (Sanam Tshongkhang) implementation was signed between the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests and Food Corporation of Bhutan Limited (FCBL) on August 27. The Officiating Director for Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives and the Chief Executive Officer for FCBL signed the MoU in presence of the Hon’ble Agriculture Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji.

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