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  • Shortlisted candidate for the post of Animal Attendants (ESP)

    The Management of Regional Pig and Poultry Breeding Centre, Lingmethang is pleased to announce the shortlisted candidate for the post of Animal Attendants (ESP).

    SL NONameCID Remarks
    1Dorji Dema10711002559
    2Rinchen Lhamo10713000280
    3Jigme Singay10712001042
    4Dorji Wangmo10702000138
    5Dorji Dema10711000517

    The above candidates can report on 15/10/2016 at 9 AM for interview with required documents.

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  • Sanam Lyonpo visits Samtse and Chukha Dzongkhags

    The team at the Samtse surface collection and dredging site

    27-28 September: A team led by the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, Samtse Dasho Dzondag, representatives of local government and officials from the Department of Forests and Parks Services visited various surface collection and dredging sites at Samtse and Phuentsholing (Pasakha and Toorsa).

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  • Capacity building for CSIs on Food Safety Licensing and Certification requirements

    16-19 September, Thimphu: Forty participants consisting of representatives from Cottage and Small Industries (CSI) based in Thimphu, Paro, Chukha and Bumthang, Department of CSI, Queens Project Office, National Post Harvest Centre and BAFRA officials attended the awareness training for CSI manufacturing food products on food safety licensing and certification requirements at Jambayang Resort. The Director General of BAFRA graced the opening session.

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  • Sanam Lyonpo meets delegation from Asian Farmers’ Association

    16 September, Thimphu: A four member delegation from Asian Farmers’ Association (AFA), Philippines led by the Secretary General, Ms. Ma. Estrella Penunia met the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo, Yeshey Penjor.

    The delegation is in the country to understand about farmers’ groups and cooperatives as well as share their experiences. During the stay from September 15-23, the delegation will visit Eusu Vegetable Group in Haa, Sampheling Dairy Group in Chukha and relevant non-governmental organisations. The visit is expected to be beneficial for Bhutanese farmers in enhancing their knowledge in terms of value chain and marketing opportunities.

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  • Sanam Lyonpo attends 14th session of UNCCD COP14  

    The Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Penjor, Minister of Agriculture & Forests led Bhutan’s delegation to the High-Level Segment of the UNCCD Conference of Parties (COP14) from 9-10 September 2019 held at India Expo Mart Ltd., Greater Noida. Lyonpo was accompanied by the Ambassador of Bhutan in India and senior government officials from the Ministry of Agriculture & Forests and Royal Bhutanese Embassy, New Delhi.

    The UNCCD COP14, hosted by the Government of India, began from 2nd September and attended by about 8000 delegates including 93 Ministers from 196 countries; Intergovernmental organizations; Special and UN agencies; Civil Society organizations; and media personnel. The event was aimed at identifying mutually viable solutions to the growing challenges of desertification, land degradation, and drought. The UNCCD was adopted in Paris in 1994 to be a legally binding document for fighting desertification through sustainable land management and has been ratified by 196 countries and the EU.

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