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  • Field day on winter vegetable production at Dolungang

    Untitled-1November 29, Sarpang: As per the Annual Performance Agreement 2016, the Agriculture Sector in collaboration with the Horticulture Division is carrying out the winter vegetable production covering 12 geogs in Sarpang. The sector had distributed vegetable seeds to cover more than 260 acres with an expectation to produce about 1500MT of winter vegetables such as cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, chili, onion, beans, radish, tomato etc.

    As a follow up programme, the sector organised a field day on winter vegetable production with 26 households of vegetable growers at Dolungang, Dekidling geog. It was organised mainly to see the status and performance of vegetable production and high-density polyethylene pipe irrigation constructed last year with support from the Horticulture Division. The beneficiaries contributed labour works for 935 days to construct two reservoir water tanks and 3.5 km pipe lining.

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  • Climate-smart Agriculture reference books launched

    Hon’ble Lyonpo with the Agriculture Director General (Left) and SNV Climate-smart Project Coordinator (Right)

    November 30, Thimphu: The Climate-smart Agriculture (CSA) in Bhutan is fairly a new concept towards increasing food production and continue agriculture under climate change scenario through developing a knowledge based climate resilience farms-farmers in a gender inclusive participation.

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  • Tender for purchase of Machines, Tools & Equipment and Electric Fencing Items

    Sealed tenders are invited for the purchase of Machines, Tools & Equipment and Electric fencing Items for Phuntshothang Agriculture Rehabilitation Project (PARP).

    The tender shall be submitted along with an earnest money of 2% (two percent) of the bid value in the form of demand draft or cash warrant, valid for six months from the date of submission, in favour of The Director General, Department of Agriculture, MoAF, Thimphu.

    Soft copy of the tender document can be downloaded from the MoAF’s website. Subsequently those who intend to bid will have to procure the hard copy of tender document at Nu. 500.00 (non-refundable) from the Account Section, AFD, MoAF Thimphu.

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  • Limited Tender Notice

    The Horticulture Division, Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests would like to invite sealed tenders from eligible national bidders for the supply of following equipment.

    Sl # Equipment SpecificationsLast date & Time for submission TenderTender Opening Date & Time
    1Drip Kits Irrigation System-Area Coverage: 250 m square;

    -Manufactured with virgin LLDPE materials. UV stabilized
    -Inline Size: 12mm
    -Dripper Spacing: 0.30 m
    -Discharge: 1.6 liters per hour

      14th December 2015 at 2:00 PM14th December 2015 at 2:30 PM
    2Knapsack sprayer16 liters capacity with spray nozzle, handle and filter cap

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