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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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  • Promoting the use of Renewable Energy in Yak rearing areas

    Dr. Tashi Samdup presenting a solar lantern to a farmer
    Dr. Tashi Samdup presenting a solar lantern to a farmer

    20 April, Soe and Soeyaksa: With smiles on their faces, Soe and Soeyaksa yak rearing farmers’ return home with a small carton box to hand over to the rest of their family members. One of the members opens the box and in surprise finds a small lantern with wire attached accessories. It is a portable solar lantern with one small panel and a wire jack with a multiple head for charging the mobile phones. A Solar Lantern!

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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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