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  • Climate smart livestock production for youth entrepreneurship

    Zhemgang: The Regional Livestock Development Centre (RLDC), Zhemgang and Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Zhemgang organised a consultative meeting of stakeholders to identify  youth, form group and develop management plan for “Youth Entrepreneurship in Climate Smart Green Forage Production and Conservation for Sustained Livestock Productivity” in Shingkhar gewog.

    The project is being implemented to provide employment to youth residing idle in the gewog and ultimately mitigate rural-urban migration. The project is expected to achieve gainful youth employment in fodder and dairy production, utilise private barren and government reserve lands and enhance availability of forage crops for sustainable feeding and forage-dairy business.

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  • Indian Secretary for Environment, Forests and Climate Change called on Agriculture Minister

    2 May, Thimphu: The Hon’ble Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, India,  Mr. C. K. Mishra called on the Hon’ble Agriculture Minister, Yeshey Penjor.  During the meeting, Lyonpo stressed on strengthening the policy requirement between two countries and hoped for the continued support in the RNR sector.

    The meeting discussed on the possibility of  joint collaboration in wildlife management, technology exchange, forest fire and training opportunities among others.

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