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  • Annual Monitoring Workshop for AFACI Projects in Bhutan

    27393194_1926816827360303_1259438526_oJanuary 22, Thimphu: Based on the requirement of the funding agency, the annual monitoring workshop 2017 for the Asian Food and Agriculture Cooperation Initiative (AFACI) projects in Bhutan was conducted. Participants included project Principal Investigators (PIs), Assistant National Contact Person and three independent evaluators consisting of M&E Officers from the Gross National Happiness Commission and Ministry’s Policy and Planning Division. It was chaired by the Hon’ble Agriculture Secretary.

    AFACI is an inter-governmental and multi-lateral cooperation initiated by the Government of Korea to promote sustainable agriculture growth in the asian region. Bhutan became the member of the AFACI in 2013 and today nine different projects are implemented through various agencies under the Ministry.

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  • New AI centre in Sarpang

    Picture5January 22, Sarpang: Two new Artificial Insemination (AI) centres in Sershong and Chuzergang gewogs has been established jointly by the Regional Livestock Development Centre (RLDC), Zhemgang, Sarpang Dzongkhag Livestock Sector and National Dairy Research Centre, Yusipang.

    The centres are expected to benefit about 714 households owning approximately 2993 heads of cattle. They were established as a part of regional breed intensification program to meet the annual performance target of 8691MT of milk production set for the region’s 12th FYP.

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  • Seventy seven new graduates join RNR Sector

    The new graduates with Hon'ble Lyonpo and senior officialsJanuary 22, Thimphu: Seventy seven new graduates joined the RNR Sector this year. Out of 77, two has been placed under the Directorate Services, one in RDTC, 28 in DoA, 20 in DoFPS, 24 in DoL and two in BAFRA.

    Prior to the joining, the graduates attended an orientation program from January 10-12. Besides introduction to the cultural and organisational values, the graduates were briefed on the Ministry’s overall vision, mission, mandates, plans, policies and issues under the various Departments and Agencies.

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  • G Suite Training Conducted

    Pics3Information & Communication Technology Division(ICTD) in collaboration with DITT, MoIC has conducted customized introductory/refresher courses on G suite application for around 80 registered users in MoAF conference hall oPics1n 15th January, 2018. This training will enhance and acquire skills on G suite and provide officials with knowledge on effective usage of Gsuites at workplace.

    It is a suite of web-based messaging and collaboration applications that Google hosts on their own servers. Google provides these applications as a “service,” rather than as software.

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