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  • Inviting Retender: Supply of two Editing Sets

    Information and Communication Services (ICS), Ministry of Agriculture & Forests would like to invite sealed quotations from the eligible suppliers having valid trade license for Supply of two Editing Sets.

    The tender documents can be obtained from AFD, MoAF Thimphu on payment of Nu.200/- (non refundable) on any working days from 30 April 2014 to 7 May 2014.

    The last day for submission is 7th May 2014 before 10:00 AM and will be opened on the same day at 10:30 AM.

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  • EU mission visit for RNR-Climate Change Adaptation Program

    The meeting in progress under the Chairmanship of Dasho Secretary of MoAF

    25 April, Thimphu: Mr. David Billing from EU who is in the country for its first annual review and mid-term evaluation mission for RNR-Climate Change Adaptation Program (CCAP) presented his findings in a meeting held at the Ministry’s Conference Hall under the chairmanship of Dasho Sherub Gyaltshen, the Hon’ble Secretary for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests. Also present were the departmental and agencies heads along with the focal persons.

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  • A new hope for the highlanders of Soe

    Farmers from Soeyaksa with the Livestock Director

    18 April, Soe-Soeyaksa: In order to perceive the reality of highlanders in yak farming which is one of their main sources of livelihood, the Director, Department of Livestock (DoL), Program Directors from the National Centre for Animal Health (NCAH) and National Dairy Development Centre (NDDC), the senior officials for the highland development program from the Department and the Thimphu Dzongkhag Livestock Sector officials visited Soe and Soeyaksa geogs in Thimphu and Paro respectively. The visit will help the appropriate planning and implementation during the 11th five year plan in enhancing the income and creating a healthier scenario to sustain in the highlands.

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  • Remote Rural Community Development Project for Rural Bhutanese in Haa

    21 February 2014, Sektena, Haa: A Nursery Raising cum Management Training was imparted to the Community Forest Management Group (CFMG) beneficiaries of 27 households which formed the members of Sektena CF in Sektena Chewog. The training was held from 21 February to 24 February. It was supported by the World Bank. It was a pure practical training.

    This second phase (2013-2014) of the RRCDP finally reached one of the remotest villages of Sektena under Gakiling geog in Haa District. It is officially a 3 day walk from the district headquarters in Haa. This project focuses on existing Community Forest Management Groups (CFMGs) on a cost sharing mechanism. The beneficiary contributions from the CFMGs are mostly in terms of labour contribution where it actually exceeds the amount contributed by the project.

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