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  • Ambassador of Brazil to Bhutan calls on Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo

    Meeting in progress

    January 4, Thimphu: His Excellency Mr. Andre Correa do Lago, Ambassador of Brazil to Bhutan called on the Hon’ble Sanam Lyonpo Yeshey Penjor. Their Excellencies discussed about the climate change and sustainable development. Lyonpo shared that the Ministry is trying to conserve our forest and natural resources as much as we can. He added that since Brazil is advanced in terms of agriculture, livestock and climate change, Bhutan really needs to learn in case of climate change negotiation.

    The Ambassador shared that it would be a great honour for Brazil to contribute in Bhutan in the field of climate change and sustainable development. ‘‘To explore what Bhutan need both in terms of technology and financial support is very much important and that is what we are exactly looking for,’’ he added.

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  • Sanam Lyonpo’s first Constituency visit

    Lyonpo addressing the farmers at Tangsibji

    December 29-31, Trongsa: The Hon’ble Lyonpo, Yeshey Penjor paid a first visit to his Constituency, Nubi-Tangsibji accompanied by the Director, Directorate Services among others. He was received by officials from the Tangsibji Geog Administration and Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park at the historical Chendenbji Chorten.

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  • ToT and Auditors on implementation of BhutanGAP

    BAFRA Director General and DoA Offtg. Director graced the opening ceremony

    December 24-26, Thimphu: Thirty one officials including from the agriculture, BAFRA and Mountain Hazelnut attended a three-day training course on Training of Trainers (ToT) and Auditors on implementation of Bhutan Good Agricultural Practices (BhutanGAP) at Chuniding Resort.

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  • FAO hands over tablets for pilot RNR census

    50 nos. of tablets were handed over to RSD

    Thimphu: The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations have handed over 50 numbers of tablets to the RNR Statistics Division (RSD) of the Ministry on December 20. The tablets were handed over by Mr. Chadho Tenzin, Assistant FAO Representative in Bhutan to Mr. Rabgye Tobden, Director of the Directorate Services in presence of officials from RSD.

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  • NHR&DC conducts training on research data analysis

    The training is underway at the Vocational Training Institute in Chumey

    December 24-28, Bumthang: Recognising the importance for researchers to manage and analyze data, the National Highland Research and Development Centre (NHR&DC) is conducting a week-long training for livestock researchers on research data analysis using SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Science).

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