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  • Farm Machinery Standards and Implementation Strategy Discussion

    The participants were from MoAF, RSTA, BSB, FMCL and private sectors who are dealing in farm machinery sales in the country
    The participants were from MoAF, RSTA, BSB, FMCL and private sectors who are dealing in farm machinery sales in the country

    21 June 2017, Paro: An awareness and consultative discussion on Farm Machinery Standards and implementation strategy was officially opened by Hon’ble MoAF Lyonpo for at Paro today. The Director of Agriculture and a JICA office representative were also present. The programme was jointly organised by the Agriculture Machinery Centre (AMC) and the JICA project under AMC.

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  • Advanced Farm Machinery Training for Extension Officers start at AMC

    FB_IMG_1497936072710June 20-29, Paro: The Agriculture Machinery Training Section under the Agriculture Machinery Centre (AMC) is organising an Advanced Farm Machinery Training for sixty extension officers who had already attained the basic course.

    The training is aimed to further improve the services to the farm machine owners through them. Following the training, participants shall be well versed to troubleshoot the technical problems in the field.

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  • Consultation Workshop to Develop CSA Training Curriculum Framework

    The second two days’ meeting concluded on 15 June 2017
    The second two days’ meeting concluded on 15 June 2017

    19 June 2017: The Rural Development Training Centre (RDTC) in Zhemgang under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forest (MoAF) is in the process of developing framework for RDTC training Curriculum and modules. The RDTC strives to go Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) with the financial assistance of Bhutan Trust Fund for Environment and Conservation (BTFEC), towards achieving sustainable development guided by the Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) concept and its 3 pillars– productivity, adaptation and mitigation. The CSA Curriculum framework developed through the consultative process involving participants from different agencies under MoAF drafted through two rounds of meetings at Namsey Chholing Resort at Paro.

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  • Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo Launches Agriculture Land Development Guidelines

    Hon'ble Sanam Lyonpo launching the Agriculture Land Development Guidelines- seen here with with NSSC Program Director
    Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo launching the ALD Guidelines- seen here with NSSC Program Director

    17 June 2017: Coinciding with the World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) on 17 June 2017, the Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture & Forests launched the Agriculture Land Development Guidelines (ALDG) for sustainable management of agriculture land through adoption of proper processes, procedures and technologies.

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  • Announcement

    The Agriculture Machinery Centre, Department of Agriculture will be organizaing a daylong consultative meeting on Farm Machinery Standard and Implementation Strategy at Tashi Namgay Resort, Paro on 21st June 2017.

    All manufacturers, dealers and suppliers of Farm Machinery are encouraged to attend the meeting.

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