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  • DoA’s 8th Program Coordination Committee Meeting held

    8th PCCM participants

    28-29 August, Thimphu: The Chief’s of the three divisions, Program Directors of the four agriculture research and development centres and six central programs and concerned officers attended the 8th Program Coordination Committee Meeting (PCCM) of the Department of Agriculture. PCCM is one of the highest-level of decision-making forums of the Department.

    The objectives of the 8th PCCM was mainly to synchronise the plans, streamline the roles of different agencies, deliberate on the program implementation issues and examine the existing policies and acts. The meeting also reviewed the resolution of the preceding PCCM.

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  • Announcement of SAP Literary and Poster Competition-2019

    School Agriculture Programme (SAP), jointly coordinated by Department of Agriculture (DoA), MoAF and Department of School Education (DSE), MoE is pleased to announce the Literary and Poster Competition for SAP Schools.

    Terms and Conditions: Both Essays and Posters should be hand written in A4 paper with clear address (name, class, school and contact details should be written at the back of the paper).

    Interested schools are requested to send only the best 3 articles for each category. The articles or entries should be submitted on or before 20th September 2019. The Posters should be sent by post addressing to SAP Coordinator, Agriculture Production Division, DoA, MoAF while the articles (essays) maybe be submitted either by post or email to asubba@moaf.gov.bt.

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  • MoAF signs National Organic Flagship Programme APA with the Hon’ble Prime Minister

    23 August, Thimphu: The Annual Performance Agreement (APA) for the fiscal year 2019-2020 of National Organic Flagship Programme was signed between the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Dr. Lotay Tshering and the Hon’ble Lyonpo, Yeshey Penjor, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests on August 22, 2019 at the PM Office.

    The government has allocated a budget of Nu. 1 billion for organic flagship programme. This programme aims to sustain livelihood system through increased organic production, increase domestic production of bio-inputs, enhance organic value chain and marketing and strengthen policy, institution and regulatory environment for organic programme.

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