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  • Research Coordination and Planning Workshop underway

    Participants1August 17-19, Haa: The first consultative workshop on Research and Extension coordination and planning is underway at the National Research Center for Riverine and Lake Fisheries (NRCRLF).

    About 30 participants including researchers and technical experts from the Research and Extension Division (RED), Livestock Commodity Centres and Central Farms, NCAH, NRCDAN and RLDCs under Department of Livestock are attending the workshop.

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  • Hon’ble Lyonchhoen and Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo visits Genekha geog

    August 4, Thimphu: The Hon’ble Lyonchhoen Tshering Tobgay and Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji visited Geneykha Geog in Thimphu.

    During interaction, Lyonchhoen urged the farmers not to sell their land. He also shared them the allocated budget for geog, importance of health and hygiene, education and agriculture for their better livelihood.
    During interaction, Lyonchhoen urged the farmers not to sell their land. He also shared with them about the allocated budget for Geog, importance of health and hygiene, education and agriculture for their better livelihood.

    Lyonpo discussed with farmers on the preparation of the upcoming Matsutake Festival which is scheduled to be held on 15 and 16 August. The festival is aimed to preserve and promote the culture and tradition as well as to improve the livelihood of the Genekha community.
    Lyonpo discussed with farmers on the preparation of the upcoming Matsutake Festival which is scheduled to be held on 15 and 16 August 2016. The festival is aimed to preserve and promote the culture and tradition as well as to improve the livelihood of the Genekha community.

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  • Picture story

    Call on by Delegation from the DT Families Foundation in relation to Bhutan For Life initiative.

    Bhutan Live greenDirctor, DoFPS explaning the Protected area

    -Submitted by Tashi Yangzom, ICS

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  • Poultry farming initiated in Lunana

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    The Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Gasa in collaboration with the Regional Livestock Development Centre-Wangdue supplied 386 no. poultry birds to Lunana farmers on July 31. 2016  Of the total numbers, 200 were improved birds bought from the Regional Poultry Breeding Centre, Paro while 186 birds were native birds from Tsirang.

    Though Lunana is predominantly a high altitude farming zone, certain breeds of poultry birds thrives and performs better than the rest as per the farmers. Native poultry birds are predominant in the area. With the supply of both native and improved birds, the Dzongkhag intends to compare their performances and make appropriate decisions for promotion of poultry farming in places like Lunana in the future.

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  • Message from Hon’ble Lyonpo on Global Tiger Day

    Lyonpo-Yeshey-Dorji1Every year 29th July is celebrated as Global Tiger Day to promote public awareness and garner support for tiger conservation works at the global and local level. The day was adopted in 2010 at the St. Petersburg Tiger Summit in Russia in response to the rapid decline of tiger population.

    Tigers are an integral part of religious and socio-cultural heritage in Asia besides being at the top of the ecosystem and are truly the King of Forests. In spite of being such a significant creature, tigers are now restricted to only 13 countries from its previous range of whole of Asia. Tiger population in the wild declined from more than 100,000 at the dawn of the century to less than 3900 individuals today .

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