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  • Certificates Awarded to Two Chicken Farmers Group and a Dairy Farmers Group of Phuentsholing Gewog

    Dasho Dungpa, Phuentsholing and DLO, Chukha with the Chairman and Executive Members of Chicken Farmers Groups and Dairy Farmers Group of Phuentsholing
    Dasho Dungpa, Phuentsholing and DLO, Chukha with the Chairman and Executive Members of Chicken Farmers Groups and Dairy Farmers Group of Phuentsholing

    April 24 2014, Phuentsholing: Dasho Drungpa, Phuentsholing Drungkhag awarded certificates to two Broiler Farmers Group of Samphelling Geog and a Dairy Farmers Group of Phuentsholing at Meeting Hall, RNR-EC, Samphelling Gewog. During the opening address to the group members, Dasho Drungpa asked the farmers to concentrate on production within the country to reduce imports and then to enhance the household income. He also emphasised that animal welfare should be maintained while under taking such larger scale production.

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  • Hon’ble Lyonpo meets EU Ambassadors

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    Hon’ble Minister with EU Ambassadors

    29 April, Thimphu: The Hon’ble MoAF Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji met with the European Union Ambassadors from New Delhi comprising of His Excellency (HE) Dr. Joao Cravinho, Ambassador of the EU to Bhutan; HE Mr. Bernhard Wrabetz, Ambassador of Austria; HE Dr. Piotr Klodkowski, Ambassador of Poland; HE Mr. Feilim McLaughlin, Ambassador of Ireland and Mr. Loannis Ferentinos, First Secretary, EU. Also present at the meeting were the Agriculture Director General and Offtg. Livestock Director.

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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
    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 Soe and Soeyaksa with the Livestock Director
    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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