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    Handing taking ceremony28 August, 2014. Mr. Sangay, serving as a Forestry Specialist at PPD and previously as a Program Director of Agriculture and Marketing Enterprise Program in Khangma was appointed as the new Director for the SAARC Forestry Center. Mr. Sangay received the Tashi Khadar from Hon’ble MoAF Minister Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji. The event also included the signing of handing taking note with previous Director Dr. Sangay Wangchuk in presence of Hon’ble Lyonpo followed by Tashi Khardar from staff and well wishers.

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  • Training on Livestock Production and Management

    Untitled25- 29 August, 2014.  RDTC, Zhemgang in collaboration with Karma Feed and Karma One Stop Shop is conducting training on Livestock Production and Management. The total of 20 participants from Karma Group of Companies and feed agents from various Dzongkhags are attending the training. The training is facilitated by the resource persons from RLDC and RDTC, MoAF, Zhemgang. During the training the topics will be covered on general Animal Nutrition, Dairy, Poultry, Piggery and Business Plan Development.

    The demonstration and presentation on Karma One Stop Shop and also on Farm Tractor, Farm Equipment, Agriculture Tools, Pharmaceuticals and other products will be demonstrated at the end of the Training.

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  • 10th Management Committee meeting for CFM held

    Management committee meeting in progress

    20 August, Thimphu:  The 10th annual management committee meeting for Centenary Farmers Market (CFM) took place in the conference hall of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF).The meeting commenced with the introductory remarks from Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji to the present participants.

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  • Consultation workshop on snow leopard conservation

    participants of the workshop
    participants of the workshop

    18-19 August, Thimphu. Wildlife Conservation Division, Department of Forest and Park Services organized a two day consultation workshop on Snow Leopard Conservation Program at the NRDCL hall, Thimphu. The two days workshop focused on National Snow Leopard Ecosystem & Protection Program planned for seven years, the two years implementation plan & end outcomes, sharing of research findings on Snow Leopard from the Wangchuck Centennial Park and Jigme Dorji National Park.

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  • Stakeholders’ Meeting on Essential Veterinary Drug Program and 7th National Veterinary Drug Committee Meeting

    UntitledThe National Centre for Animal Health, Serbithang, under Department of Livestock organized two days “Stakeholders’ Meeting on Essential Veterinary Drug Program” from 11th – 12th August 2014 and a one day “National Veterinary Drug Committee” meeting on 13th August 2014 at Hotel Holiday Home in Paro.

    The meetings were conducted to discuss on issues related to veterinary drugs and streamline the strategies for procurement, distribution and management of veterinary drugs, vaccines and equipment in the country. The meeting also deliberated and agreed on the budgetary ceiling for procurement of medicines and its working modality in order to rationalize the distribution system and prioritize the requirements of drugs in the country. The meeting was attended by 41 participants from 20 Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Central Farms and Central Agencies under the Department of Livestock.

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