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  • Quotation for Air Ticket

    Sealed quotations are hereby invited for purchase of Air Ticket for 3 staffs working under Horticulture Division, Department of Agriculture travelling to Nepal on the following date and sector.

    25/01/2015                  Paro                 – Kathmandu

    09/02/2015                  Kathmandu      – Paro

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  • GIS and GPS training for Engineers

    A week long training on Global Positioning System (GPS) and Geographic Information System(GIS) for the staffs of Engineering Division, Department of Agriculture, started on January 5, 2015. The training is conducted by UWICE in collaboration with the Engineering Division, Department of Agriculture.

    In total, 24 participants from the engineering background are attending the training. From this introductory training, the participants are expected to learn how to collect, integrate and interpret data using GIS software and GPS equipment. The training will be delivered as a combination of lectures, demonstration, hands-on exercise, and field survey.

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  • Vacancy Re-Announcement

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to re-announce the following vacancies on contract for 2 years in National Seed Centre (NSC), Bondey, Paro, Department of Agriculture:

    Interested may apply to Human Resource Division, MoAF latest by 20th January, 2015. Applicants with relevant qualifications/trainings and work experiences shall be given preference for the purpose of short-listing.  Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be called for the selection interview. The following documents must be produced along with the applications:

    1. Academic mark sheets and certificates (if any)
    2. Valid Security Clearance certificate (Status Report: is printable online)
    3. A copy of Citizenship Identity Card
    4. Medical Certificate
    5. Valid driving License/Certificate
    6. Any other certificates of experiences/excellence if there is any

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  • Training of Trainers on principles and practices in Organic Agriculture

    pic 1 bajoThe Training of Trainers (TOT) on principles and practices in Organic Agriculture was held in Wangdue from 22 – 25 December, 2014 and in Mongar from 29 December, 2014 to 1 January, 2015. This training was organized by the National Organic Programme (NOP) to train Extension and Research Officials who had not attended the previous TOTs or undergone organic module in the College of Natural Resources (CNR) or other institutes.

    The training was attended by 40 participants from both Extension and Research fields representing from 15 Dzongkhags namely Gasa, Punakha, Wangdue, Bumthang, Tsirang, Thimphu, Dagana, Chhukha, Haa, Mongar, Trashigang, Trashiyangtse, Lhuentse, Pemagatshel and Zhemgang. The topics included the principles of Organic Agriculture, organic soil fertility management, pest and disease management, organic standards, certification and marketing, organic seed production, Ecological engineering/farmscaping/permaculture, world famous documentaries, practical, roles and activities of the NOP in the promotion of Organic Agriculture in the country.

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