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  • AFACI Program Workshop on Horticulture held

    July 4-6, Thimphu: A three-day workshop on ‘Transferring technology on Horticulture’ was attended by participants from 14 member countries to share the information on post-harvest and good agriculture practices in horticulture.

    The results from the workshop will strengthen support from Asian Food and Agriculture Cooperation Initiative (AFACI) in the safe production of horticulture crops and post-harvest technologies applicable in Asia.

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  • Field day to sow Soybeans

    Punakha: A field day to sow Soybeans (Glycine max) in Chimipang, Punakha was organized on 29 June by ARDC-Bajo and National Organic Programme as a part of the JICA Joint Partnership Programme on “Creation of Active Local Communities through the Introduction of Organic Agriculture with the System of Circulating Natural Materials in Bhutan”. The program is basically an adaptive research trial on organic rice production without the use of synthetic herbicides.

    Seven volunteers including the Ex-Minister of Agriculture from Japan, officials from ARDC-Bajo, ARDC-Yusipang, Royal Project-Chimipang and Dzongkhag attended the field day. Two varieties of soybeans were sown, namely, ‘Enrei” imported from Japan and other local variety from Bhutan. The Enrei is said to have high nitrogen fixing ability and has high protein content of 44%.

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  • Interview Date Change for Field Asst. ESP

    The Agriculture Machinery Centre, Paro would like to inform all the shortlisted candidates of Field Asst. for RAMC, AMC, Samtenling, Sarpang’s interview is postponed as details mentioned below:

    Note: The shortlisted candidates are requested to report for the Selection Interview as scheduled below, failing which his/her selection will not be entertained. The following documents must be produced in original during the time of interview:

    1. Citizen Identity Card
    2. Valid Medical Fitness Certificate original
    3. Valid Approved Security Clearance
    4. No objection letter if employee

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  • Shortlisted candidates for Field Asst. ESP

    As per the announcement made in Kuensel dated 10th May 2018, and re-announcement on MoAF website on dated 14th June 2018 the Agriculture Machinery Centre, Paro is pleased to announce the shortlisted candidates for the post of Field Asst. ESP as details mentioned below:

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