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  • Training on Climate Smart Scientific Goat Production and Management

    DSC_0086Bumthang: A Training of Trainers course on Scientific Goat Production and Management was held from March 28-31 for the livestock production and extension staff of the goat rearing Dzongkhags and the focal person of the Regional Livestock Development Centres. The training first of its kind; enhanced the basic knowledge and skills on scientific goat production and management. It was organised by the National Highland Research and Development Centre (NH-RDC), Jakar, formerly known as RDC-Jakar.

    Goat is one of the first animals to be domesticated by humans about 9000 years ago. There are 200 different breeds of goat, producing a variety of products such as milk, meat and fine fibers. Besides, goats are being used for biological control of noxious weeds in many countries. In Bhutan, goats are reared mostly in the southern region for meat, manure, religious reasons and commercial purposes.

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  • Vacancy Announcement

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Forest is pleased to announce vacancy for the post of Farm attendants at the NSBC, Dechenpelrithang, Bumthang and Yak Farm, Haa.

    Sl.No.Name of PostCategoryRequirementAge LimitRemarks
    1Animal AttendantsESP6 Nos.18 – 45Prefer male with educational background
    2Animal AttendantsESP2 Nos.18 – 45Interview will be held at National Center for Riverine & Lake Fisheries, Nyachu, Haa. Preferred male

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  • Aquaculture Workshop cum Coordination Meeting 2016 underway

    Untitled-1April 4-6, Sarpang: The Aquaculture Workshop Cum Coordination Meeting 2016 is underway in Gelephu. Participants include the Regional Directors of the four Regional Livestock Development Centres, Dzongkhag Livestock Officers, field officers and division heads from Department of Livestock (DoL). Organised by the National Centre for Aquaculture Research (NCAR), the workshop is being chaired by the Director General of DoL.

    The meeting aims to harmonise the country’s aquaculture program with the outcomes of the DoL’s Organisation Development Exercise (DoL-ODE) and the stipulations of annual performance agreement. Among other things, the event will enable the tweaking of existing aquaculture development strategies towards realising the 11th Five Year Plan aquaculture program goals. Further, a critical assessment of the challenges faced in developing aquaculture in Bhutan will be conducted towards identifying and implementing solutions that are productive, dynamic and absolutely amenable to the objectives of ODE.

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  • Biogas training held at Pemathang

    BIO- pictures 454March 23-April 3, Samdrup Jongkhar: Twenty-nine local Masons and 10 Supervisors from various geogs of six eastern Dzongkhags, farmers and Livestock Extension Agents completed the 12 days training on scientific techniques of constructing bio-digester. It was organised by the Bhutan Biogas Project at Pemathang geog under Samdrup Choeling Drungkhag.

    The training provided a community-based technical hands-on training on bio-digester construction at hamlet level to encourage the usage of biogas and increase the number of biogas plant users in the eastern region. The training is expected to play an important role in benefiting and creating employment opportunities for youths in the region.

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  • Vacancy announcement

    The Regional Livestock Development Centre (RLDC) Tsimasham is pleased to invite applications from the Bhutanese National for the following post under ESP Category.

    Sl. No.PositionsPosition categoryPost VacantPlace of Placement
    1Night guardESP1CVH&SL P/ling
    2SweeperESP1CVH&SL P/ling
    3Helper (Lab utility)ESP2One at CVH&SL P/ling and One at RLDC Tsimasham

    All interested eligible candidates age between 18-40 years, may apply to the Officiating Program Director, RLDC,Tsimasham latest by 15th April 2016 during office hours with following documents:

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