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  • Announcement for Lateral Transfer

    The Ministry of Agriculture & Forests is pleased to announce the following vacancy on lateral transfer as detailed below:

    S/No.Position TitlePosition LevelQualificationNo. of PostPlace of PostingSuper Structure
    1Biodiversity Supervisor IIS2 ADiploma in Forestry1National Herbarium Program Section, Botanical Diversity Collection Division, NBC, SerbithangTechnical Service

    Interested in-service candidate who are within the same Super Structure Group and fulfilling the criteria as per Chapter 14 of BCSR 2018 may apply to the Human Resource Division, Directorate Services, MoAF, Thimphu  latest  by May 22, 2019.

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  • Notice inviting re-tender

    The National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang is pleased to invite sealed bids from eligible supplier for the supply of Lab Equipments for AnGR Section, under National Biodiversity Centre, Serbithang.

    The tender documents can be downloaded from the link provided below:

    Last date of submission: not later than 11am on 09th May, 2019

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  • Sharing of benefits to the local community under the access and benefit-sharing framework

    31st March 2019: The benefit-sharing ceremony between the Menjong Sorig Pharmaceuticals Corporation Limited (MSPCL), a State Owned Enterprise and the Namther Menrig Tshogpa, a community-based group in Langthel Gewog under Trongsa Dzongkhag was held on 31st March 2019 at Langthel Gewog in presence of the National Biodiversity Centre (NBC), MoAF, a national focal agency for the implementation of the access and benefit-sharing (ABS) regime in Bhutan.

    The MSPCL and NBC with the support from the UNDP-GEF Nagoya Protocol Implementation Fund (NPIF) project called “Promoting the Application of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing in Bhutan” has been implementing the ABS scheme with the Namther Menrig Tshogpa. The MSPCL has been granted access to Emblica officinalis (Himalayan gooseberry) and Sapindus rarak (soapnut tree) for the production of anti-ageing cream and a natural handmade soap on mutually agreed terms and conditions through negotiations and execution of an ABS agreement with the Namther Menrig Tshogpa with NBC maintaining oversight. This ABS scheme was a tripartite ABS agreement between two government entities and the local community.

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