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  • Livestock Conference 2017

    Innovations for Sustainable and Resilient Livestock Enterprise Development in 12th FYP was the main theme for Department of Livestock (DoL) conference, which was held from 12th-17th June 2017 at Bumthang. This theme according to DoL is a step to address emerging and pragmatic issues, which affects the rural livelihood. Over 150 Livestock officials from Dzongkhags, Central Programs, Regional livestock Development Centres and Livestock Farms, and other Livestock development partners like Rural Enterprise Development Corporation Ltd. (REDCL), Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives (DAMC), and Commercial Agriculture & Resilient Livelihoods Enhancement Programme (CARLEP) participated in the conference. The conference had two sessions:

    • Parallel Session (To set the ground for Formulating strategic Intervention for Livestock Development in 12th FYP) was chaired by Dr. Tashi Samdup, Director General, Department of Livestock.

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  • Apiculture Research and Development Consultative Workshop

    16 June 2017: Officials from Central and Regional Programs, Dzongkhags and beekeeping groups chairman, secretary and treasurers attended a one day workshop on beekeeping on 10 June 2017 at NH-RDC Jakar. The workshop was conducted with financial support from ICIMOD. The workshop had reviewed various beekeeping research and developmental activities of the past and deliberated pertinent issues regarding beekeeping development in the country.

    The workshop after prioritising the beekeeping activities had developed a strategy to accelerate the beekeeping development in the 12th Five Year Plan.

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  • Accelerating Beekeeping for Livestock Extension Agents

    16 June 2017: Livestock Extension Agents (LEA’s) from beekeeping potential areas have successfully attended a five days Training of Trainers (ToT) on modern methods of beekeeping using moveable frame hives from 5 to 9 June 2017 at Bumthang. The training was hosted by NH-RDC Jakar in collaboration with Regional Livestock Development Centres (RLDC’s) Wangdue and Tshimasam with fund support from Government of India (GoI).

    The main objectives of the training were to build the pool of beekeeping expert at the gewog level who will be able to impart the basic training to farmers in their respective areas. With this it is expected that the shortage of trained bee focal person will be mitigated up to some extent and beekeeping development is taken to greater heights.

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  • RBPC, Yusipang: Selected candidates for Animal Attendants

    The Regional Pig Breeding Centre, Yusipang is pleased to announce the selected candidates for the post of Animal Attendants (ESP) as detailed below.

    The selected candidates should report to the office of the Farm Manager, RPBC, Yusipang on 15 June, 2017 for further completion of formalities & forwarding of necessary documents to the HRD, MoAF, Thimphu for appointment.

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  • Selected candidates for the post of Animal & Pasture Attendants

    The National Jersey Breeding Centre, Samtse is pleased to announce the selected candidates for the post of Animal & Pasture Attendants (ESP) as detailed below.

    The selected candidates should report to the office of the Farm Manager, NJBC, Samtse on 19th June, 2017 for further completion of formalities & forwarding of necessary documents to the HRD, MoAF, Thimphu for necessary appointment.

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