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  • Training on enhanced tools in Rust surveillance in Bhutan

    November 20, Thimphu: The National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC) in collaboration with Sathguru Management Consultant, India conducted one day pre-seasoned training on “Deployment of enhanced tools in Rust surveillance in Bhutan”.

    Twenty five participants from ARDC-Bajo, ARDC-Wengkhar, ARDC-Samtenling, NPPC and extension agents from Bumthang, Chukha, Paro, Haa and Mongar participated in it.

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  • Announcing the Launch of New Website for National Seed Centre, Paro

    nscWe are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website! After months of hard work and dedication from ICT team from Ministry of  Agriculture and Forests, we are delighted to officially announce the launch today, 13th November, 2018. The new site launch is available and the URL is www.nsc.gov.bt. The unveiling new website was done by Program Director Mr. Sonam and Mr. Deepak Rai, Principal Agriculture Officer in presence of the staff of National Seed Centre. 

    Our goal with this new website is to provide our visitors an easier way to learn about National Seed Centre’s services and technologies for seed and seedlings production in Bhutan. Our clients can find useful information about our services, about us, news and information on the homepage of our website.

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  • World Antibiotic Week 12-18 November 2018

    The goal of this week is to raise awareness of the health risks posed by antibiotic resistance and to promote good practice in this area of concern, to limit the emergence and spread of resistant bacteria throughout the world.

    Antimicrobial agents are medicines used to treat infections particularly those of bacterial origin. These medicines are essential to protect human and animal health as well as animal welfare. Excessive or inappropriate use can lead to the emergence of resistant bacteria that do not respond to antibiotic treatment as seen in recent decades. This phenomenon, called antimicrobial resistance which poses a threat to disease control throughout the world is a primary concern for human and animal health.

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  • DoL hosts SAARC Policy Meeting

    November 7-9, Paro: The National Research and Development Centre for Aquaculture (NRDCA), Department of Livestock (DoL) is hosting a SAARC meeting on “Framing Policies for Transboundary Aquatic Disease Management in South Asia” at Metta Resort. Participants include delegates from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

    The meeting is aimed to increase understanding on current status of diseases of aquatic animals, their quarantine measures, surveillance, monitoring, diagnosis, research and development and prioritise areas of collaboration and partnerships in SAARC member countries. It will also sensitise and strengthen policies for aquaculture and fisheries development and identify skills development needs for capacity building in managing aquatic diseases in South Asia.

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