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  • ToT on Scientific Large Cardamom Production Management held

    25 – 29 March, Sarpang: Five day Training of Trainers (ToT) Program on Scientific large cardamom production management is underway at Agriculture Research and Development Centre, Samtenling. The training program is organised by Agriculture Production Division under Department of Agriculture with financial and technical support from FAO TA Project: UTF/BHU/013/BHU.

    The overall objective of the program is to upgrade knowledge and information of Agriculture Officers through theoretical and practical sessions including demonstration in the field on varietal identification, orchard establishment, management of soil and nutrient, pest management, water management and post-harvest options. A total of 15 agriculture officers from various Central Programs are participating in the training. These trained personnel will be used to train the extension personnel and farmers in future.

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  • Request for Expression of Interest (REOI) for Website Development

    The [The Project Management Unit (PMU), FSAPP, DoA, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF)] financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the [Development of Website for Department of Agriculture, MoAF], and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

    The consulting services (“the Services”) include [Development of Website for Department of Agriculture, MoAF, ensuring full consistency with the TOR attached].

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  • Nationwide Citrus Canopy Management Campaign

    A nationwide citrus canopy management campaign that began since 31 December 2018 has been successfully completed. The campaigns were conducted in major citrus growing districts lead by Agriculture Research and Development Centre- Bajo, in collaboration with other ARDCs, districts and gewog extension centres, with fund support from Rural Development and Climate Change Response Programme (RDCCRP).

    The canopy management campaign alongwith hands-on-training for extensions and farmers were conducted in Gakiling, Deikiling and Gelephug Gewog under Sarpang Dzongkhag; 3 sites in Tsangkha, 1 site each in Drujeygang, Khebesa, Tashiding, Goshi and Tshendeygang Gewog under Dagana Dzongkhag; Logchina Gewog under Chukha Dzongkhag; Trong Gewog under Zhemgang Dzongkhag; Dophuchen and Pemaling Gewog under Samtse; and Norbugang Gewog under Pemagatshel Dzongkhag.

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  • Sanam Lyonpo meets Ambassador of Israel to India

    Meeting in progress

    March 11, Thimphu: His Excellency Dr. Ron Malka, the Ambassador of Israel to India based in New Delhi called on the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, Yeshey Penjor.

    Welcoming the Ambassador, Lyonpo extended his acknowledgement to Israel for supporting the Bhutanese youth in agriculture farming. Their Excellencies discussed further on how collaboration can be strengthened between two countries. As Israel is advanced in agriculture technology, the Ambassador shared its keen interest to share the technology and exchange knowledge for the benefit of both countries.

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  • Vacancy announcement for post of ESP

    The National Dairy Research & Development Centre, Yusipang under Department of Livestock is pleased to announce vacancies for the post of following ESP.

    Sl. No.PostCategoryNo. Of PostRequirementsPlace of PostingRemarks
    1Pasture Attendant (Farm worker)ESP1 NoNo qualification required but the age limit should be between 18-50 years

     

    NDRDC, YusipangPreferences will be given to male candidates
    2Animal Attendant (Farm worker)ESP1NoNDRDC- To be placed at Soelbum herd, Chubachu, Thimphu

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