November 5-9, Thimphu: A training course on Agriculture Policy and Visioning is underway at IMSL, Serbithang. Enhancing food and nutrition security, improving rural livelihood and management of the environment are the primary mandates of the Ministry and it makes a significant contribution to raising economic growth, employment, exports and poverty alleviation.
Dasho Rinzin Dorji, the Agriculture Secretary during the opening ceremony said the priority and challenge for the Ministry is to meet the national food self-sufficiency while also generating growth and employment in the sector. He added we need to also recognise the growing concerns and challenges associated to food production such as limited agriculture land, rural-urban migration, human-wildlife conflict, climate change impacts and disasters.
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