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  • Notice Inviting Tender

    The Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests would like to invite sealed bids from interested Bhutanese supplier FOR SUPPLY, INSTALLATION & ERRECTION OF AUTOMATIC FEEDING AND WATERING SYSTEM FOR GGP PIG BREEDING FARM AT YUSIPANG-THIMPHU. The last date of tender submission is on 21st November 2016 at 10 am and it will be opened on same day at 2.30 pm at Department of Livestock conference hall.

    For any inquiry contact Mr. Jigme Wangchuk, Chief Livestock Officer at 02-322418 during office hours.

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  • First Royal Highland Festival at Laya

    a50x0894October 16-18, Gasa. His Majesty The King attended the first Royal Highland Festival (RHF) held in Langothang, Laya at 4000 metres above sea level. The three days festival provided a platform to convene and interact amongst stakeholders of Highland development to gain better insight of the problems and opportunities at the ground level and to assess potentials of capitalising on technologies to address challenges and to enhance farming efficiencies to revive tradition and culture that are long lost or on the verge of losing. It also provided opportunities to update or formulate enabling policies and guidelines to facilitate highlanders to evolve and coexist with other communities in Bhutan.

    The RHF exhibited activities relevant to highlanders in general and transhumant herders in specific. Broadly three thematic areas of Highlander’s Livelihood, culture and livestock technologies were covered.

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  • Vacancy Announcement

    In line with the decision of the 248th HRC meeting held on 4th October 2016, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is pleased to announce the availability of the following vacancies:

    The interested candidates at ES3 and above under Department of Livestock may apply to Human Resource Division, MoAF latest by 3rd November 2016 along with Performance Evaluation Rating for the last two financial years (July 2014-June 2015 & July 2015-June 2016).


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    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests would like to inform the general public that there is an outbreak of Avian Influenza, H5N1 (Bird Flu) at Alubari Wangkha under Bjabcho geog in Chukha dzongkhag.  Following the meeting of the National Incident Command Committee (NICC) members at MoAF conference hall on 17th October 2016, all the concerned agencies within the Government are instructed to activate the relevant Rapid Response Teams to implement control and preventive activities as prescribed in the National Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Plan (NIPPP) and respective Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 2014.

    The Ministry would also like to remind the general public not to get alarmed since the incidence is fully under control and required control measures are already put in place.  However, the Ministry will provide regular update to the general public on the new outbreak of HPAI through various media.

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