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  • Fodder Block Processing Unit inaugurated at Gunitsawa

    pic from phone 376November 7, Paro: To commemorate the 60th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty, The Fourth Druk Gyalpo, the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Paro inaugurated the Fodder Block Processing Unit at Gunitsawa.

    The Chief Guest of the occasion, Mr. Naiten Wangchuk, the Chief from the Department of Livestock stressed on the importance of the highlanders on retaining yak farming not only for sustaining their livelihood but also for the sovereignty and security of the country. He informed the highlanders that the government will do its best to provide necessary support to retain yak farming practices in the country. He also highlighted on the opportunities that the yak farming communities have particularly in the eco-tourism sector and their contribution to conserving the environment.

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  • Handing Taking of Forest Plantation by NRDCL

    A50X9685 (1)November 9, Thimphu: The Hon’ble Chairman of the Druk Holding Investments (DHI), Dasho Sangay Khandu handed over the raised forest plantations of various species having commercial value to the Hon’ble Agriculture Secretary, Dasho Tenzing Dendup in commemoration to the 60th Birth Anniversary of the 4th Druk Gyalpo.

    From a total of 4206.86 acres of recent plantation, a total of 2177.83 acres of established plantation was handed over to the Department of Forest and Park Services.

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    A50X9584November 8 Thimphu: The Letter of Understanding (LoU) between the Department of Agriculture (DoA), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Bhutan with Kasetsart University, Thailand was signed by Mr. Nim Dorji, the Director General of DoA and Mr. Sajjaanantakul, Dean, Faculty of Agro Industry, Kasetsart University in presence of the Hon’ble Agriculture Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji. The LoU was signed for scientific and technical collaboration.

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    November 8 Paro: The Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Agriculture Minister handed over 10 power tillers to the representative Gups of 10 geogs in Paro Dzongkhag. With this distribution, the 205 geogs in Bhutan have now an each power tiller for the hiring services.

    To commemorate the 60th Birth anniversary, the Agriculture and Machinery Centre, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests also organised a three days free repair services of power tiller from 6-8 November 2015.

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