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  • Workshop on “Dairy Processing and Product Diversification”

    UntitledNational Dairy Development Centre, an apex body mandated to coordinate and oversee dairy development activities across the nation conducted a two days workshop on “Dairy Processing and Product Diversification” from 17 June to 18 June, 2014 at Mini Dairy Plant Wangchutaba. The workshop was first of its kind and was focused to provide in depth knowledge on dairy product processing for the Dairy focal officers in Dzongkhags and Regional Livestock Development Centres (RLDCs). The workshop was opened by Mr. Naiten Wangchuk, Chief Livestock Officer. The participants were from Thimphu, Haa, Paro, Punakha, Wangduephodrang, Sarpang, Chhukha, Samtse and RLDCs of Tshimasham and Wangduephodrang.

    The workshop provided participants with basic dairy processing skills through adoption of appropriate technologies and improved dairy management practices particularly “Clean Milk Production” at farm level and thereafter. The participants were also provided hands-on training on Yoghurt Production Technology on the second day.

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  • A Museum in Memory of Late Dasho Keiji Nishioka

    His Excellency Akihiko Tanaka and Hon'ble Secretary while inaugurating the Museum
    His Excellency Akihiko Tanaka and Hon’ble Secretary while inaugurating the Museum

    17 June 2014: ThePresident of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), His Excellency Mr. Akihiko Tanaka and Hon’ble Secretary, Dasho Tenzin Dhendup, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) jointly inaugurated a Museum in Memory of Late Dasho Keiji Nishioka at the Agriculture Machinery Centre in Bondey, Paro.

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  • Picture Story: His Serene Highness Prince M. C. Bhisatej Rajani of Thailand visits Royal Botanical Garden

    His Serene Highness Prince M. C. Bhisatej Rajani of Royal Project Foundation of Thailand on a visit to the Royal Botanical Garden, Serbithang on 12 June 2014.

    Prince M. C. Bhisatej Rajani with Hon'ble MoAF Secretary, senior officials and the media
    Prince M. C. Bhisatej Rajani with Hon’ble MoAF Secretary, senior officials and the media

    Dasho Tenzin Dhendup and Prince M. C. Bhisatej Rajani
    Dasho Tenzin Dhendup and Prince M. C. Bhisatej Rajani

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  • Committee meeting concerning the Food Security Project for Underprivileged Farmers (2KR)

    The 2KR products had also helped Bhutan with employment generation, capacity development and also in income generation- Please click to enlarge
    The 2KR products have helped Bhutan with employment generation, capacity development and also in income generation- Please click to enlarge

    10 June, Thimphu. The Committee Meeting under the Food Security Project for underprivileged Farmers 2KR 2012 between the Royal Government of Bhutan and the Government of Japan took place in the conference hall of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests. Present in the meeting were the Hon’ble Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Dasho Tenzin Dhendup; Mr. Masanori Sunada, Project Formulation Advisor ( JICA Bhutan Office); Mr. Hideki Taniguchi, Embassy of Japan in India; Mr. Kenji Kashiwazaki & Mr. Takahiro Saeki from Japan International Cooperation System (JICS) along with and other sector heads and senior officials of the Ministry.

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