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  • MoAF Lyonpo meets with Principals of Central Schools

    Untitled30 April 2015, Thmphu: Currently Principals of 24 Central Schools are in Capital to attend the launching of Central School Programme. Taking opportunity of their presence in Thimphu, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests organised a meeting with them along with Officials of MoAF and MoE on 30 April 2015.

    The meeting was organised to discuss the plans and programmes for upscaling the School Agriculture Programme for supplementing food and nutrition requirement of students in Central Schools. His Excellency the Minister for MoAF, Hon’ble Yeshey Dorji, informed the participants that, upon the instructions of the Cabinet, the Ministry would like to strengthen and support the School Agriculture activities in Central Schools to supplement nutritious food to school children.

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  • Training-workshop on ePest Surveillance system Semtokha

    Hands-on-practice on data collection using android gadget in the field
    Hands-on-practice on data collection using android gadget in the field

    21-27 April, 2015: A week long training workshop on ePest surveillance system was conducted by the National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC) at Semtokha from 21-27 April, 2015. More than 42 participants from RNR Research Development Centres (RDCs), Geog Extension Centres, NPPC, National Organic Program and Mountain Hazelnut Venture Pvt. Ltd. attended the program. The main objective of the training program was to build the capacity of the extension and research officers to carry out pest surveillance activities more efficiently through the use of the newly developed ePest Surveillance System.

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