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  • UWICER Training Workshop on Forestry Economics being held

    More than thirty officials from the Social Forestry and Extension Division, Territorial Division, Park Offices, Green Bhutan Corporation Limited and UWICER are attending the training workshop
    More than thirty officials from the Social Forestry and Extension Division, Territorial Division, Park Offices, Green Bhutan Corporation Limited and UWICER are attending the training workshop

    A training workshop on Development of Business Plan for the Forestry Sector organised by the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research (UWICER) is underway at Jambayang resort, Thimphu. The five day training workshop (22 to 26 May, 2017) is organised as per the directives by the Department of Forests and Park Services. Dr. Pema Wangda, the Chief of Watershed Management Division (DoFPs) attended the opening ceremony of the event.

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  • Shortlisted Candidate for Caretaker/Night Guard, WCNP Bumthang

    The Wangchuck Centennial National Park, Bumthang is pleased to announce the shortlisted candidate for the Caretaker/Night Guard under ESP category that was advertised on April 21, 2017  in MoAF website.

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    The shortlisted candidate is asked to report to the Office of the Chief Forestry Officer, WCNP, Bumthang on June 05, 2017 at 11.00 AM for the selection interview.

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  • Foresters successfully complete Arms Training at Tencholing

    foresters22 May 2017, Wangdue: For the last two weeks, getting only a few hours of sleep, getting charred by the sweltering sun, wallowing in the dust, shouting their lungs out, stamping their feet almost to the breaking point, 112 Foresters underwent the intensive arms training at the Royal Bhutan Army Training Centre at Tencholing in Wangdue.

    The 112 foresters successfully completed their rigorous arms training at Tencholing on 20 May 2017. The closing ceremony was graced by Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture and Forests, Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji; accompanied by Kinley Tshering, Offtg. Director of the Department of Forest and Park Services; Chief Forestry Officer of the Thimphu Division and other officials.

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  • Western Region Launches First Captive Fishery Program

    drukdingsa21 May 2017, Chukha: The Western Region launched its first captive fishery program, the Drukdingsa Captive Fishery Management Program on Friday, May 19 2017 at Drukdingsa, Doongna under Chukha dzongkhag. The program is the first of its kind in the region.

    The potential for instituting a community based capture fishery program in Drukdingsa was first realised by the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Chukha in 2014. Following this, a four-day sensitisation training cum scoping program was carried out jointly by the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Chukha, the NRCR&LF and the Gedu Forest Division.

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  • Lhuentse Farmers learn about Climate Change

    The participants with some of the organisers in the beautiful backdrop of Lhuentse dzong
    The participants with some of the organisers in the beautiful backdrop of Lhuentse dzong

    May 19, Lhuentse: Twenty farmers from seven geogs of Kurtoed, Gangzor, Jaray, Khoma, Menbi, Metsho and Tshenkharla attended a day-long quiz competition on Climate Change (CC). The program was organised to create awareness on its basic information and impacts for better preparedness as climate change today, is regarded as one of the major environmental concerns globally.

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