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  • Regional Workshop on Innovations for 12th FYP for East-central Region

    September 4-6, Gelephu: The Regional Livestock Development Centre (RLDC), Zhemgang and the Department of Livestock (DoL) organised a three day training workshop on “Innovations for 12th FYP for east-central region.

    The workshop was aimed to strengthen the coordination and linkage between RLDC, input farms, commodity centres and four Dzongkhags; mainstream annual performance targets and input requirements for 2017-18 and develop innovative projects for 12th FYP in the region.

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  • Ethics and Integrity training

    Thimphu: About 98 participants from field offices and Thimphu attended a two day training program on Ethics and Integrity on August 24-25 at NRDCL Conference Hall. It was organised by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests. .

    The objective of the training was to sensitise on the ethics and integrity to enhance their ethical competence and professionalism besides strengthening the capacity of Administrative Assistant/HR Assistants to carry out their roles and responsibilities effectively thereby enhancing operational efficiencies.

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  • Sale counter for livestock products inaugurated at Khuruthang

    September 5, Punakha: A sale counter for livestock products was inaugurated at Khuruthang Vegetable Market to benefit the dairy farmer groups (DFGs) of 11 geogs in Dzongkhag.

    It was constructed at a cost of Nu.1.4 million with funds from the Dzongkhag Development Grant and GoI Livestock Project of the Department of Livestock.

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  • Inspiring Lhuentse Dairy Farmers for sufficient production of winter cattle feed

    September 1-3, Lhuentse: The Dzongkhag Livestock Sector along with 32 (23 females and 9 males) trained dairy farmers conducted a demonstration of chuff-cutter machines as a part of the awareness on fodder conservation technology.

    The program through chuff-cutter machines educated farmers on how to conserve locally available feed resources adopting ensilaging technique of feed conservation and thereby reduce the winter fodder shortages in the locality.

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  • Lhuentse receives its first farm road construction machines

    September 2, Lhuentse: Lhuentse Dzongkhag Administration and Rabdey received a new Hydraulic Excavator and Back Hoe Loader each from the Central Machinery Unit, Bumthang as a part of the Government’s support towards the construction of rural agriculture road during the 11th FYP and beyond.

    The machines are expected to contribute to socio-economic development of Dzongkhag through improved accessibility and other agricultural development activities. They will be used to construct farm roads, agriculture land development, monsoon restoration and other emergency work.

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