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  • Vacancy announcement

    Applications are invited from interested Bhutanese nationals for the following vacant posts:

    Sl. NoTitle of the PostNo. of postAge limitPosition Remarks
    1Farm Labourer1018-40ESPMale/Female
    2Night Guard/Sweeper/Caretaker118-40ESPDo

    Application should be submitted to the Offtg. Program Director, RDC-OA, Yusipang with the following mentioned documents latest by 7 June 2017 before 5.00 pm. The interview date for the above post will be held on 12 June 2017 at 10.00 am and the results will be declared on the same day. The following documents should be produced in original at the time of interview.

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  • Picture Story: Japanese Delegation visiting Bhutan to learn about Bhutan’s Organic Programme

    Kisarazu City

    26 May 2017, Thimphu: A 10 Member Japanese Delegation from Kisarazu City of Chiba Prefecture led by the Hon’ble Mayor Yoshikuni Watanabe are on a visit to Bhutan upon the invitation of the MoAF Minister, Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji. The delegation was received by the Director General of BAFRA, the National Organic Programme Coordinator and the Secretary General of the Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Kisarazu City has declared itself as organic to create a sustainable city with nature and its citizens living in harmony. Therefore, the delegation is here to learn about Bhutan’s national programme for moving towards organic agriculture, sustainable environmentally friendly tourism and the GNH Concept.
    – ICTD

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  • Traditional Pottery thriving in Gangjur

    potMay 24, Lhuentse: The making of traditional pottery is almost an extinct practice in the country. But in Gangjur, it still thrives serving as an alternative source of income for three people working at the Traditional Pottery Centre of Gangjur.

    One of them is a 60 years old Karchung. He along with two others, a 62 year old Tshewang Choden and a 50 years old Zangmo are keeping the age old tradition still alive.

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  • National Workshop on Roadmap for Organic Agriculture policy in Bhutan ongoing

    Participants include FAO, WWF, Tarayana, Bhutan Alpine Seeds, YBC, BDBL, Sabha Bhutan and Mountain Hazelnut, relevant officials from Dzongkhag, NoP and DoA.
    Participants include FAO, WWF, Tarayana, Bhutan Alpine Seeds, YBC, BDBL, Sabha Bhutan, Mountain Hazelnut and relevant officials from Dzongkhag, NoP and DoA.

    23 May 2017, Thimphu: A two-day National Workshop on Roadmap for Organic Agriculture Policy in Bhutan began yesterday and will go on till today 23rd May 2017. The second level of consultations has been organised by the NOP and is being held at the City Hotel, Thimphu. The objective of the workshop is to present the initial findings from the assessment, and to seek everyone’s ideas and contributions before finalising the draft report detailing the findings and sharing the draft widely including on the websites of MOAF for further input from the public, so that eventually it will have a strong and well consulted and assessed strategy to support the development organic farming in Bhutan. The event is being graced by the Hon’ble minister of the Agriculture and Forests, Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji.

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