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  • Bhutan Bird Festival 2015

    IMG_9129October 8-10, Zhemgang: The first ever three-day Bhutan Bird Festival concluded at Tingtibi. The Festival was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji. Lam Neten of Zhemgang Rabdhey, Hon’ble MP Dasho Dorji Wangdi, Dasho Dzongda, Sector Heads, Teachers and Students attended the festival.

    The festival gathered more than five hundred people from Khengrig Namsum displaying their indigenous arts and crafts for public viewing.

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  • Third National Park Conference held

    Launching of field manual for National Snow leopard Survey
    Launching of field manual for National Snow leopard Survey

    1-3 October, Thimphu: The three days, National Park conference with the theme ‘paradigm shift in Protected Area Management System in Bhutan’ was organised by Wildlife Conservation Division at Royal Botanical Park, Lampelri. The Launching of the Park Conference was graced by Hon’ble MoAF Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji accompanied by Dasho Ritu Raj; Hon’ble chair of Environment Committee from National Assembly, Dr. Genevieve Boyreau; World Bank’s Resident Representative and senior country economist for Bhutan, Ms. Niamh Collier-Smith, Dy. Resident Representative of UNDP, Representatives from WWF Bhutan Programme, Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation and the senior officials from the Ministry.

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  • Field day on Quinoa at RDC Yusipang

    Field Visit by the Chief Guest
    Field Visit by the Chief Guest

    October 1, Thimphu: The Research and Development Centre (RDC) Yusipang organised a field day on Quinoa ( Chenopodium quinoa Wild), a new crop introduced in the country for the first time. The event was graced by the Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji accompanied by Dasho Tenzin Dhendup, the Agriculture Secretary, Mr. Nim Dorji, the Director General for Department of Agriculture (DoA) and other officials from the Ministry.

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