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  • Provisional Certificate of Compliance on Farm Machinery awarded to four firms

    Certificate recipients with the Agriculture Director

    The Director of the Department of Agriculture awarded the provisional certificates for quality and safety compliance to four firms dealing with sale of farm machines in the country on May 27. The certificates were issued for the products conforming to the tests and standards developed and approved with support of the Bhutan Standards Bureau (BSB).

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  • Vacancy for ESP

    The Central Machinery Unit, (CMU) Bumthang, under the Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce the vacancy for the following post under Elementary Support Personnel (ESP) Category.

    Sl.NoName of postCategoryRequirementAge LimitSkill/Minimum Qualification requiredRemarks
    1Care TakerESP1no18-50Not requiredExperienced would be given preference.

     

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  • Auction Notice

    Agriculture and Research Development under Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Forest will be carrying out auctioning of Litchi fruits on 23rd May 2019 at 11.00 am. The interest bidders are requested to inspect the orchard and participate in the auction at conference hall of ARDC, Samtenling. The participants are required to fulfill the following terms and conditions:

     

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  • GFPR 2019 launch from IFPRI

    Nestled in the Himalayas, the Kingdom of Bhutan places top priority on the happiness of its people, tracking well-being with its Gross National Happiness index. The world can learn from this concept, said experts at the Bhutan launch of IFPRI’s 2019 Global Food Policy Report (GFPR) launch in Thimphu April 29. Speakers laid out the opportunities and challenges in meeting the goals of food and nutrition security to achieve “happiness” and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    The launch started with the traditional Marchang (literally, Mar means butter and Chang means alcohol)ceremony which involves offering alcohol to the root and lineage gurus and guardian deities, invoking their blessings to remove any obstacles so that the work (the launch of the GFPR and the collaboration between IFPRI and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, in this case) can be fulfilled successfully.

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