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  • Message from the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo on Social Forestry Day

    Today, the 2ndof June is celebrated across the country as the Social Forestry Day and more importantly as the Coronation anniversary of our Fourth Druk Gyalpo, His Majesty King Jigme Singye Wangchuck.  It was in 1974 on this day, our beloved King ascended the golden throne.

    His Majesty King Jigme Singye Wangchuck has been an exemplary leader, whose conservation leadership is revered globally, for which the King and the Country has received many International Awards. Today, because of our Monarchs visionary leadership, Bhutan is considered as an exemplary nation intertwined with rich environmental values and ethics. Our nation has been in the limelight for prioritizing environmental conservation and putting in efforts to strike a balance between the growing trend of land-use change and maintaining the constitutional requirement of securing at least sixty percent of land under forest cover, for all times to come.

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  • Agriculture & Horticulture products auctioned 2019

    This statistical release is based on the analysis of major crops auctioned by Food Corporation of Bhutan Limited (FCBL). The head office of FCBL is located in Phuntsholing supported by three regional offices at Gelephu, Sumdrup Jongkhar and Thimphu. It has 23 depots, five retail outlets and 173 farm shops catering business and services to relevant clients across the country. The release presents volume and value of different commodities (potato, vegetables, pulses, species, citrus and other fruits) auctioned during the period from January to December 2019.

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  • Notice Inviting proposal for Cold Chain Logistics

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests would like to invite for Request for proposal (SRFP) from interested and eligible Bhutanese Consultancy Firm for Conducting Techno-economic feasibility study to develop a Cold Chain Logistics system for Organic Vegetables under Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives. The sealed proposal should be submitted no later than 11:00 AM   of 9th March, 2020 and it will be opened on the same day at 11:30 AM. The complete set of SRFP can be downloaded from the Ministry’s website at www.moaf.gov.bt and for any further information, please contact at 322909/335741

    Please click here for a standard request for proposals

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  • 2nd EOI on RNR Enterprise

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests would like to call for expression of interest (EOI) from Bhutanese national above 18 years of age, interested to establish RNR sector related business enterprises in the country.  The Ministry will be able to facilitate the following:

    1. Business plan development
    2. Linking with financial institutions for loan
    3. Acquiring leased land where possible
    4. Creating market linkages both domestic & export
    5. Entrepreneurial capacity building
    6. Acquiring governmental clearances where required
    7. Support technical assistance

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