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  • Press Release on World Food Day

    Thimphu: The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) will commemorate World Food Day 2020 on a theme “Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together. Our Actions are our Future” on 16 October.

    The event is a joint effort among the MoAF, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), the World Food Programme (WFP) and other partners.  Amidst the global health crisis of COVID-19, the event is an opportunity to reflect on this year’s theme while working together to address issues related to food, nutrition, agriculture and overall health and well-being of the citizens.

    Each year, the World Food Day is observed coinciding with the founding day of the FAO. World Food Day 2020 also marks the 75th anniversary of FAO in an exceptional moment as countries around the world deal with the widespread effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The day is being marked just a week after WFP, the largest humanitarian organization and the first responder on the frontlines of hunger, food insecurity and disasters was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

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  • Re-tender for supply of laptops and a photocopy machine

    The Project Management Unit, Food Security and Agriculture Productivity Project, Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to advertise the re-tender for supply of 21 laptops and a photocopy machine. The tender documents can be downloaded from the website www.moaf.gov.bt from October 12, 2020 onwards. The last date for the submission of the tender is October 19, 2020 on or before 10.30 am and will be opened on the same day at 11.00 am. For any clarification, please call in 17271214 during the office hours.

    Please click here for details

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  • Revised selling price at National Seed Centre

    The National Seed Centre is pleased to notify the revised selling price of seeds, seedlings and fertilizers with effect from 25th September, 2020 till further notice.

    Therefore, all Dzongkhags and Agencies concerned are requested to take note of the selling price. The price is subject to change based on cost of production and increase/decrease of price of imported seeds.

    Click here to view the revised price list.

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  • Vacancy Announcement for ESP

    Agriculture Research and Development Centre (ARDC Bajo) invite applications from the interested Bhutanese Nationals for the below mentioned vacant post under Elementary Service Personal (ESP) category on contract basis, renewable after every two years based on their performance:

    Sl.NoPosition TitlePosition CategoryRequirementAge LimitPlace of Posting
    1Farm AttendantESP718-50CRP-Punakha
    2Laboratory AttendantESP118-50ARDC-Tsirang
    Total8

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