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  • Reviving the traditional use of sheep wool and fibre

    Yak fibre and sheep wool were used by the highlanders for over a thousand years to make clothes, tents, ropes and blankets. Currently, with availability of different wool and yak fibre materials in the markets, the cultural and traditional use of wool, fibre, knowledge and art of traditional wool processing is diminishing in the country.

    Thus, a three days advocacy and hands-on training on sheep wool and yak fibre processing was organised for the highland livestock staffs at the National Sheep Breeding Centre (NSBC), Dechenpelrithang, Bumthang. It was aimed to revive and promote the traditional wool and fibre use; impart local skills and knowledge on traditional sheep wool and yak fibre processing, expose to different improve wool processing equipment and start annual sheep wool and yak fibre collection and recording. The event was attended by livestock staffs from Paro, Haa, Trashigang, Bumthang, Gasa, Thimphu and Wangdue and National Highland Research and Development Centre (NHRDC).

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  • Vacancy Announcement

    The Bhutan Livestock Development Corporation Limited, Thimphu is pleased to announce the vacancy for the following posts as below.

    Position titleQualification and experienceSalary/GradeSlotNature of employmentAge limit
    Logistic  OfficerB.Com/BBA with minimum of Minimum 3 years of experience in the particular field in Government/ Corporations.Nu. 21,990 – 550 -32,990/Gr.7 and other allowances as per BLDCL ISRR.1RegularMinimum 18 years
    Food Technicians/

    Processors

    Not requiredNu. 10,655-260-15,855/Gr.18 and other allowances as per BLDCL ISRR.6Regular-do-
    Farm AssistantsNot required-do-6Regular-do-

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  • Selection result for Helper

    The National Centre for Animal Health, Serbithang, Department of Livestock under Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to announce the result of the selection interview for the post of Helper (Lab Utility) ESP held on 28th February 2020.

    Sl.NoNameCID No.Marks scored 100%Remarks
    1.Phub Namgyal1020900030069.9%Selected
    2.Lhaki1141000051869.6%Standby
    3.Sonam Tshomo1150100010065.3%Not selected

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  • Harnessing benefits of transboundary cooperation for Yak conservation and development

    28 February 2020: The Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture and Forest, Royal Government of Bhutan handed over to Government of Sikkim (India) one young yak breeding bull and two young yak breeding bulls to Government of Nepal within the purview of Kangchenjunga Landscape Conservation and Development Strategy and Regional Cooperation Framework and National Highland Development Program (NHDP), Bhutan on 28th February, 2020 at Paro, Bhutan.

    The Kangchenjunga Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KLCDI) coordinated by International Central for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) provides excellent platform for KLCDI member countries (Bhutan, India and Nepal) to cooperate and implement systematic yak breeding bull exchange programme to address the emerging issue of inbreeding and reduced productivity in yak.

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