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  • Capacity Building Training on Pig Production to Progressive Pig Farmers of the Western Region

    The farmer participants from the two geogs of Darla and Sampheling
    The farmer participants from the two geogs of Darla and Sampheling

    24-28 April, 2014, Sampheling: The Regional Pig Breeding Centre (RPBC), Yusipang in collaboration with the Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Chukha conducted a five days training on “Capacity Building Training on Pig Production to Progressive Pig farmers of the Western Region.” A total of thirty one farmers from two geogs of Darla and Sampheling took part in the training. The training was conducted at Sampheling RNR-RC.

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  • Training of Trainers (ToT) on Farmers Group/Cooperatives Formation for Extension Agents

    Participants of the Training of Trainers on farmers group formation
    Participants of the Training of Trainers on farmers group formation

    11-15 March, Sarpang: Research Development Centre (RDC) Bajo, in partnership with the Agriculture Machinery Centre (AMC), Bhur conducted a five days Training of Trainers (ToT) on farmers group/cooperative formation for the extension agents of Punakha, Dagana, Tsirang and Wangdue from March 11 to 15, 2014 at Bhur under Sarpang Dzongkhag.  The training was designed to help field staff in the dzongkhags to better understand groups and cooperatives. With the launch of the rice commercialisation program, the Department of Agriculture (DoA) has initiated the formation of many farmers groups in the potential rice growing areas.

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  • Date Preponed for Interview for Night Guard (ESP category) for WCP, Bumthang

    Applications are invited from the interested Bhutanese (age 18 years-40 years old) for vacancy for Night Guard (ESP category) for Wangchuck Centennial Park, Bumthang.

    1. The following documents are required:
    2. Copy of the citizen identity card (new)
    3. Valid security clearance certificate
    4. Medical fitness certificate
    5. No objection certificate, if employed
    6. Contact phone number

    Note: last date for submission of application is on 15 May 2014 and selection interview will be held on 16 May and not 19 May 2014 at 2.00 pm at Wangchuck Centennial Park HQ at Dekiling.

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  • Extension Material Development Training at RDC Jakar

    Group photo of participants with banner designed by one of the participants- Click to enlarge
    Group photo of participants with banner designed by one of the participants- Click to enlarge

    28 April till 1 May 2014, Jakar: The Research Communication Sector of RNR RDC Jakar conducted a four days Extension Material Development training for Livestock extension agents of Bumthang Dzongkhag, from 28 April for four days. The participants comprised of geog livestock extension agents, Dzongkhag veterinary hospital staff, staff from National Horse Breeding Program and researchers from RDC Jakar. The training is aimed at enhancing the capacity of the geog livestock extension staff in developing appropriate extension materials whereby enhancing better adoption of technology in the field. The training is also expected to improve research extension linkages.

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