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  • Minutes of discussion signed between JICA and the Ministry

    web 3August 31, Thimphu: The Minutes of Discussion on the preparatory survey for the project for improvement of machinery and equipment for construction of rural agricultural road (Phase 3) between the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) was signed in presence of the Hon’ble Agriculture Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji.

    In response to the request from the Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB) during the ninth bilateral annual consultation between Japan and Bhutan in 2014 , the Government of Japan (GoJ) had entrusted the preparatory survey to JICA which was headed by Dr. Makoto Inaba, JICA senior advisor.

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  • 2nd Batch of Intensive Training on Farm Mechanisation for Extension Officers

    20150831_101109The Agriculture Machinery Centre (AMC), Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is in the process of conducting an Intensive Training on Farm Mechanisation for Extension Officers of the six eastern Dzongkhags. The 2nd batch of such course is being attended by 20 participants from Trashigang and Trashiyangtse Dzongkhag which began on 31 August 2015.

    The training is being provided with the aim to enhance the skills of extension officers in implementing the hiring services. The 12 days training module includes management aspects of hiring services, book keeping, operational, repair and maintenance of the power tiller and other important farm machines.

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  • Airfare Quotation: PBH-BKK-Sydney; Melbourne-BKK-PBH

    The Department of Agriculture (DoA), MoAF invites sealed quotations from authorised ticketing agents for travel as per the terms and conditions specified below:

    SectorTravel DateRemarks
    Paro –  Bangkok17 October 2015  2 pax ; Economy Class
    Bangkok – Sydney (Australia)18 Oct  2015 (to arrive on 19  Oct , morning)
    Melbourne (Australia) – Bangkok31 October 2015
    Bangkok – Paro2 November 2015

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  • SAARC Regional Experts meets to discuss safe food security

    Hon'ble Director General, DoA with the Participants
    Hon’ble Director General, DoA with the Participants

    August 26-27, Thimphu: The SAARC Regional Expert Consultation Meeting on the status and future prospect of organic agriculture for safe food security in SAARC countries was held for the first time in Bhutan. It was jointly organised by the SAARC Agriculture Centre (SAC), Dhaka, Bangladesh and the National Organic Programme (NoP), Department of Agriculture (DoA), Bhutan.

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