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  • Cattle Exhibition in Uesu Geog, Haa

    Cattle exhibition show
    Cattle Exhibition Show

    19 June, Haa:  The Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Haa organised a one day Cattle Exhibition cum Mart in Uesu Geog on 19 June 2015. Dasho Dzongdag of Haa graced the occasion and also present were the officials of Haa Dzongkhag administration, local geog officials and people of Uesa geog. The Cattle exhibition has been organised annually by the Dzongkhag Livestock sector since almost all the people of Haa depend on livestock and their main source of income is generated from livestock farming. Consequently more than 100 numbers of cattle from Uesa Geog, had been seen tethered at Haa military helipad for the day cattle exhibition.

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  • Doctors and Vets working together to improve Human & Animal Health

    23 June, Thimphu: A new One Health program is helping improve detection and management of diseases spread from wildlife and animals to humans in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal.

    sit1The three-year program Integrating Education and Action for One Health, to complete in 2017, is funded by the European Union and implemented by Massey University of New Zealand. Participants from the four countries are currently in Thimphu, Bhutan, attending a 2-week long intensive workshop on Evaluation of Disease Control Policy and Economics led by Professor Roger Morris, Dr Joanna McKenzie, Dr Masako Wada and Dr Sithar Dorjee from Massey University of New Zealand.

    Participants from the four countries are currently in Thimphu
    Participants from the four countries are currently in Thimphu
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  • Cleaning Campaign along Phajoding trail

    unnamed22 June Thimphu. Nature Recreation and Ecotourism Division (NRED), Department of Forests and Park Services organized a cleaning campaign along Phajoding trail in collaboration with Phajoding monks and Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators (ABTO). A total of 110 volunteers: Phajoding monks, tour operators, tour guides, hotels and youth volunteers from Clean Bhutan participated at the cleaning campaign.

    The campaign aimed to create awareness on waste management along the Phajoding trek with special focus to the most probable trek users such as tour operators, guides, monks and local visitors.

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  • A Dream comes true for Maymey Tenzin

    Inauguration of the Community A.I Centre at Tselinghor village
    Inauguration of the Community A.I Centre at Tselingkhor village

    22 June, Pemagatshel: The long awaited dream of Maymey Tenzin, 67 years old for having a community Artificial Insemination (A.I) Centre at Tselingkhor village in Pemagatshel came to reality on 11 June 2015. There were tears of joy in his eyes and a derelict smile in his wrinkled face. His neighbour, Ahbee Choden, was amused to see Maymey Dorji in this state.

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