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  • DoL wins the Ministry’s first annual Intra-Ministerial Basketball Tournament

    Thimphu: Out of six teams, the team of Department of Livestock (DoL) headquarter won the Ministry’s first Intra-Ministerial Basketball Tournament held from 11-21 August at the Swimming Pool Complex. The winner was awarded a cash prize and a rolling trophy.

    The tournament was organised to enhance coordination and team work among the staffs and promote healthy lifestyle. The Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo graced the opening and final matches along with other senior officials.

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  • EU Ambassador calls on Sanam Lyonpo

    21 August, Thimphu: His Excellency Tomasz Kozlowski, the Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Bhutan based in New Delhi, India called on the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, Yeshey Penjor.

    Their Excellencies discussed the Ministry’s future priorities in terms of food self-sufficiency, market, job creation and enterprise development among others. During discussion, Lyonpo commended that EU has been the significant development partner for Bhutan in strengthening the agriculture, livestock and forestry sectors including in climate changes areas. He shared that the Ministry would look forward to similar support in the future.

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  • Call for submission of articles for RNR-Magazine 2020

    ICTD is in the process of bringing out the 10th issue of RNR-Magazine (Sanam Drupdrey). Therefore, ICTD would like to request your offices to kindly send your articles on success stories, breakthroughs, cultivation tips or any write-up related to the RNR Sector to ictd@moaf.gov.bt on or before 20 November 2019 for further action.

    Please note the following few points:

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  • Ministry is the first to sign APA with Hon’ble PM

    The Hon’ble Prime Minister (PM), Dr. Lotay Tshering signed the first annual performance agreement (APA) for the fiscal year 2019-2020 with the Hon’ble Lyonpo, Yeshey Penjor, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests on August 8.

    The Ministry this year aims to enhance food and nutrition security, improve the rural economy and promote sustainable management and utilisation of natural resources through increased production and strengthened infrastructures among others. The Ministry has a budget of Nu. 3.2 billion budget to achieve its objectives.

    APA is signed to ensure clarity about annual priorities, provide an objective and fair basis for evaluating the overall performance. Prior to the APA signing, the targets were reviewed to streamline the activities taken up by the Ministry are achievable.

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