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  • MoAF signs MoU with IRRI, Philippines

    The MoU was signed in the presence of the Hon'ble Sanam Lyonpo
    The MoU was signed in the presence of the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo

    November 24,Thimphu: The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Los Banos, Philippines for collaboration in research and development and training in rice and rice based systems. The Hon’ble Agriculture Secretary, Dasho Rinzin Dorji and the Director General for IRRI, Dr. Matthew K. Morell signed the document on behalf of both parties.

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  • Vacancy Announcement for Fishery Attendants

    NRCR&LF, Haa is pleased to announce following vacancies:

    Sl. No.VacanciesNo. of SlotsRequirementPlacementRemarks
    1Fishery Attendants2 NosNo qualification required but the age limit should be between 18-50 years.NRCR&LF,Haa

    The interested Bhutanese citizens may submit the application along with filled up RCSC employment form attached with security clearance, medical certificate and citizenship identity card on or before 14 December, 2017 during office hours addressed to Program Director, NRCR&LF, DoL, Haa.

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  • Knowledge Sharing Workshop on Springs and Spring-sheds with a Special Focus on Revival of Drying Springs

    A four days’ workshop knowledge sharing workshop on “Springs and Springshed management for reviving drying springs” was organized by Watershed Management Division, Department of Forests & Park Services, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests and Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in collaboration with National Environment Commission Secretariat of Royal Government of Bhutan, Advanced Center for Water Resources Development and Management (ACWADAM), Pune and Rural Management and Development Department (RM&DD), Government of Sikkim, India. The knowledge sharing workshop which started on 15th November ended on 18th November with three days of theoretical session and one day of practical field demonstration. The opening session of the workshop was graced by Hon’ble Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests.

    SIMG_2349[1]prings are a part of groundwater system and the science of hydrogeology that governs the occurrence and movement of water in the underground aquifers i.e. water bearing geological formations is not well understood. Springs are also part of complex socio-technical and informal governance systems with pronounced gender and equity dimensions and these systems are not well understood either.  This often results in misconception regarding springs and this in turn, creates misaligned policies that exacerbate the problem.

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