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  • Protecting the Golden Mahaseer

    The function was presided over by Dasho Dzongdag of Sarpang Dzongkhag and chaired by the Director of the Department of Livestock in the presence of officials from DoL, Heads of the Schools and various Department representatives in Sarpang and Gelephu
    The function was presided over by Dasho Dzongdag of Sarpang Dzongkhag and chaired by the Director of the Department of Livestock in the presence of officials from DoL, Heads of the Schools and various Department representatives in Sarpang and Gelephu

    30 September, 2014, Sarpang: As part of its initiatives towards conservation of pristine aquatic bio-diversity the National Centre for Aquaculture (NCA), Bhutan’s nucleus centre for development of Aquaculture in Bhutan, under the guidance of the Department of Livestock (DoL) has released 3527 numbers of Golden Mahaseer fingerlings few miles upstream of Rongchhu River at Tsachu under Sarpang Dzongkhag. This is the 2nd batch of Golden Mahaseer fingerlings.

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  • Researchers discover a new fish species endemic to Bhutan

    Parachiloglanis bhutanensis - most recent add to the fish diversity in Bhutan
    Parachiloglanis bhutanensis – most recent add to the fish diversity in Bhutan

    During a recent collaborative research project of documenting fish diversity in the country, researchers from the College of Natural Resources (CNR), Bhutan and Saint Louis University, USA, discovered a new species of torrent catfish from Khalingchhu in the eastern part of Bhutan. It is the first endemic fish species to Bhutan, found nowhere else in the world. The fish was named Parachiloglanis bhutanensis in honor of the country in which it is endemic to.

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  • Notice Inviting Expression of Interest

    The GoI Livestock Support Project, Department of Livestock, MoAF invites Expression of Interest (EOI) from eligible National Consulting firms to provide the consulting services for the construction of National Animal Hospital as detailed below:

    Name of Activity                                                        : Construction of National Animal Hospital

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  • Notice Inviting Quotation

    National Centre for Animal Nutrition, Department of Livestock, Bumthang is pleased to invite Sealed Quotations from eligible Bhutanese suppliers holding valid trade license for the Feed Block Formulation Machine. The procurement is funded by the Bhutan Trust Fund for Environment Conservation and the purchase shall be exempted from customs and import duties and excise taxes.

    Date of sale of Tender Document:            06/10/2014 to 06/11/2014 till 1400 Hrs

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