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  • G2C database training underway

    20180503_095101In order to achieve an overall improvement in service delivery and farmers and client satisfaction the Department of Livstock (DoL), MoAF is undertaking enhancement of database systems. With the above objective, DoL has endeavored to implement an online service delivery system which will serve as a unified platform for farmers and client agencies for availing services and DoL officials for delivering the same with a significant reduction in turn-around time and farmers and client agencies inconvenience. This new database systems were developed through the technical and financial support of G2C office under the Prime Minister’s Office will transfer the livestock services provided to our clients in the country through digitalised services.

    The National Center for Animal Health (NCAH) under the Department of Livestock, (DoL) and Information & Commmunication Technology Division (ICTD) under the Ministry of Agriculture & Forests (MoAF) in collboration with NGN Technologies, Pvt. Ltd. Thimphu who developed the databases are conducting the trainings nation-wide. With completion of the training for the western region in April 2018, similar two days training (ToT) was conducted from 3-4th May 2018 in Gelephu for key focal livestock officials from West-Central and East-Central regions on the following newly developed livestock databases to strengthen livestock services. Continue reading  Post ID 9222

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  • Red Panda Conservation Workshop

    Untitled-1May 1-3, Trashigang: Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary convened first ever Red Panda Conservation workshop at Druk Deothjung Resort with a theme, “Ensuring the future of Red Panda landscape through national and regional collaboration”.

    The workshop reviewed and discussed Red Panda research conducted in Bhutan to identify knowledge gaps, research needs and management strategies. It also shared experience and knowledge on Red Panda research and management interventions implemented in the region and simultaneously exploring trans-boundary conservation need and strategies. It further discussed ways to link Bhutan to wider international Red Panda conservation network for better funding avenues and enhance conservation of Red Panda in Bhutan. The workshop will help to prepare Red Panda Conservation Action Plan at landscape level and address research gap on Red Panda Conservation.

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  • Basic GPS and GIS operation training

    The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research (UWICER) will be offering basic GPS and GIS training w.e.f. 11th to 16th June 2018 at Lamigoempa, Bumthang.

    As the training is aimed to provide basic skills on GIS and GPS operation, anyone with basic computer skills can apply for the training. Preferably, we encourage cross sectorial agencies, NGO and private sectors to avail the training opportunities.

    We will be able to accommodate a maximum of 30 participants for this training. The selected candidates will be notified through UWICER’s website and email or phone.

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  • Annual Review Meeting Between Maejo University and MoAF

    Untitled-1Thimphu, 27 April, 2018– A Seven member delegation led by Dr. Chamnian Yosraj, President of Maejo University, Changmai, Thailand visited the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests from 24-27th April, 2018 to attend the annual review meeting for the Master’s and Short-term Advanced training implemented by the Ministry and Maejo University under the EU –Technical Cooperation Project in Support of RNR Sector funded by the European Union.

    The review meeting was chaired by His Excellency the Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests. His Excellency thanked Maejo University for implementing the training as per the plan and schedule. His Excellency also informed that opportunities should be taken by both Maejo University and the Ministry to further the existing collaboration between the two institutions.

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