• Category Archives DoA
  • Vacancy announcement

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is seeking consultancy services from Bhutanese nationals under the project “Technical Assistance for Food Security and Agriculture Productivity Project” for the following posts:

    The detailed TORs are available at PMU, Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Thimphu from 09 to 19 May 2017 during office hours or you may download from any of www.fao.org/bhutan/en; http://www.unct.org.bt and www.moaf.gov.bt

    Interested qualified persons should forward their applications along with updated CV in electronic format to FAO-BT@fao.org not later than 19 May 2017 at 1730 hours. The subject box in the email should indicate the post being applied.

    Continue reading  Post ID 7426

    1,562 total views, no views today


  • 2 Day Policy Workshop on VeGoTs begins

    sap_vegots8 May 2017, Thimphu: The Policy Workshop for Vegetable Go to School Project (VeGoTs) is going on from today for 2 days at Hotel Le Meredien in Thimphu. On the first day the Hon’ble Minister of Education, Lyonpo Norbu Wangchuk and the Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture and Forests, Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji also attended. You can click on the picture on the left to enlarge showing the key participants of the project.

    Participants included teacher and student representatives; officials of MoE, MoH and MoAF; and the media. Presentations were made on the VeGoTs Project and Policy Brief; Impact Assessment of the Project; School Gardens for Nutrition and Health; and the Global Scenario of Integrated Approach.

    Continue reading  Post ID 7426

    979 total views, 3 views today


  • Training on ‘Staggered Vegetable Production’ for GAEOs of six eastern Dzongkhags started

    GAEOs from six eastern Dzongkhags
    GAEOs from six eastern Dzongkhags

    May 8-9, Mongar: Following the development of a manual on the ‘Staggered Vegetable Production’ by Horticulture Sector of the Agriculture Research and Development Centre (ARDC), Wengkhar under the CARLEP’s funding, a two day training for the 30 selected Geog Agriculture Extension Officers (GAEOs) of the six eastern Dzongkhags has started.

    Continue reading  Post ID 7426

    1,151 total views, 1 views today


  • Dagala Farmshop in the Thimphu Region opened

    Hon'ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji inaugurating the Dagala Farmshop today
    Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji inaugurating the Dagala Farmshop today

    7 May 2017, Dagala: The 18th Farm Shop of the Thimphu region was opened today by the Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture and Forests, Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji today. Also present at the opening were the Director General of the Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives; Dasho Dzongdag of the Thimphu Dzongkhag Administration; and MoAF, Dzongkhag, Gewog and FCBL officials.

    Continue reading  Post ID 7426

    710 total views, 1 views today