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  • Awarding of Poultry Farm Registration Certificates

    untitled-123 & 26 December 2016: The National Poultry Research & Development Centre, Sarpang, under the directives of Department of Livestock in collaboration with the RLDC and the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector has awarded farm registration certificates to about 118 poultry farmers under Chukha (67 farms) on 26 December at the City Veterinary Hospital, Phuentsholing and Samtse (51 farms) on 23 December, 2016 at the Samtse Geog Centre.

    The main objective of farm registration is to:

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  • MoU Signed between BBP (MoAF) and FMCL (MoF)

    bbp_fmcl_mou30 December 2016, Thimphu: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was made and entered into by the Bhutan Biogas Project (BBP), Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests and the Farm Machinery Corporation Limited (FMCL), Paro, a State Owned Enterprise under the Ministry of Finance.

    Under this MoU, FMCL will manufacture/fabricate biogas appliances and accessories which can be manufactured by FMCL while accessories and appliances which cannot be manufactured by FMCL will be imported from abroad for supply to the beneficiaries up to the concerned Gewog Livestock Extension Centres as per their requisition.

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  • Stakeholder Workshop on Biodiversity Statistics of Bhutan

    1Thimphu, 28-29 Dec 2016: The first time ever two days Stakeholder Workshop on Biodiversity Statistics of Bhutan is organized by National Biodiversity Centre (NBC), Serbithang at Ariya Hotel, Thimphu. Presences were the officials from Ministry of Health, Bhutan Trust Fund, WWF and officials from the Agriculture & Forests Ministry.

    Biodiversity boosts ecosystem productivity where each species, no matter how small, all have an important role to play. And so, while we dominate this planet, we still need to preserve the diversity in wildlife. Consequently NBC initiated to have collaboration and supportive interaction with different stakeholders to check list latest mammals, birds, plants and all kinds of species. This may perhaps be also a platform for discussing further collaboration, data sharing modality and identification of relevant agencies to lead on updating information on specifics biodiversity groups.

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  • BIMSTEC Expert Group on Agricultural Cooperation meets for the 5th time

    bimstec-delegates-witht-eh-minister-of-agriculture-and-forests28 December,Thimphu: Experts from Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Nepal are here in the country attending the Fifth Meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Expert Group on Agricultural Cooperation.

    The BIMSTEC experts group are discussing on intensify agricultural cooperation among the member states as a follow up to the commitment made by the BIMSTEC leaders at Goa in 2016.

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